Grass Types Perth

Aspects to consider when choosing one of our roll-on lawn types

If you’ve decided to make the switch to turf, then there are a few things to consider when selecting your preferred grass type. While most roll-on lawn types will thrive in Perth’s sunny climate; some species are better suited to WA’s unique climatic conditions than others. Before you start panicking about selecting the right one, Joondalup Turf Farm will help you select the best grass for your home.

With years of experience and knowledge to share, we know that every lawn has its positive and negative points, and that it’s about selecting the best lawn to suit your requirements. From questions about watering to tips on fertilisers and maintenance, we are here to help. Contact us today.

What to consider when looking at different turf/grass types

  • Position: Will your lawn be shaded or receive direct sunlight? Consider the sun positioning in both the summer and winter months.
  • Purpose: Lawns can be decorative, or be a cooling space for the kids to play. Think about whether your grass will receive high foot traffic.
  • Maintenance: How much time can you dedicate to watering and mowing? Even low-maintenance lawns require some care to keep them looking their best.
  • Water: With Perth water restrictions, you may want to choose a more water-wise lawn if you are covering large areas.

Our lawn types

Joondalup Turf Farm stocks a range of grass species which are well-suited to meeting the demands of Perth’s weather conditions. Discover some of the key features of the following lawn types suited to our dry climate:

There are a lot of variations to suit different purposes. If you are not sure which is best for your landscape, our professional team can help you make a selection. If you need further assistance. We’re just a phone call away. Get in touch.

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Kikuyu grass

Ideal for ovals, large blocks and industrial estates. Kikuyu grass is characterised by a light green colour and succulent style texture. This lawn requires little maintenance, and once established, will survive on little water, with a natural ability to stop weeds taking hold. Thickness is 25mm. (Supplied shredded or as runners). However, it can be invasive so it’s best used for commercial applications or contained within kerbed or pa[...]

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Original Buffalo Grass

Perfect for tough conditions such as front yards and verges. The toughest buffalo grass turf on the Perth market, this lawn is hard wearing and lush, and has been used in Australia for more than 100 years. Will grow over Couch and other Soft Buffalo lawns but is still non-invasive to your garden beds. Joondalup Turf Farm is the only supplier of this roll-on lawn north of Perth. Thickness is 40mm.Original Buffalo grass has a bigger leaf a[...]

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Soft Buffalo Lawn

Soft Buffalo lawn is characterised by a soft, velvet green, lush texture, which retains its colour in part shade and during Perth’s winter months. Research shows Velvet Buffalo is comparatively better than other varieties on the Perth market for keeping its colour and for resistance to stress. ‘Out of 12 Soft Buffalo University studies, Joondalup’s Velvet variety comes top of the list for tough wearing in stressful conditions.’ [...]

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Wintergreen Grass

Wintergreen grass is characterised by a dark, fine leaf, and is the most popular hybrid Couch in the local region. Once established, Wintergreen will come back even if it is not watered during summer. Thickness is 18mm.With a fine, dense and soft leaf texture, making it a practical yet attractive choice for Perth homes and commercial areas. Wintergreen grass is known for high colour retention under low winter temperatures and partial sha[...]

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