Sapphire

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Sapphire is a premium St. Augustine variety that features a blue-green color and extremely fast lateral growth. This characteristic allows Sapphire to recover from damage quicker than other St. Augustine grasses. Sapphire is tolerant of drought and heat and thrives in sub-tropical climates.

Characteristics

Aesthetics

  • Uses: Commercial, Home
  • Color: Deep Blue-Green
  • Blade-width: 6.4 mm
  • Feel: Soft
  • Fall Color Retention: Very Good
  • Spring Green Up: Very Good

Functions

  • Soils: Stolons
  • Growth: Good
  • Wear: Very Good
  • Injury Recovery:
  • Insect Resistance: Average
  • Diesease Resistance: Very Good

Climate

  • Heat: Excellent
  • Cold: Good
  • Shade: Good
  • Drought: Good
  • Salt: Very Good

Care

  • Mower: Standard Rotary
  • Height: .5-2.5″
  • Weed Control: Good
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Sapphire Professional Maintenance : Click to Download

Sapphire Homeowner Maintenance : Click to Download

Sapphire Research

Virginia Tech – Evaluation of St. Augustines : Click to Download

Sapphire Sales Sheets : Click to Download

Sapphire Specification Guide : Click to Download

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