Sir Walter Turf Specialist
Your Number One Lawn Solutions Grower In Sydney

Turf and Grass Varieties

When it comes to enhancing your landscape, choosing the right turf can be a daunting task. To help make life easier - we’ve put together this information section on the 7 different types of lawn turf we offer and their benefits.

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Our Range of Turf Varieties

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For your convenience, our quick reference guide is set out to help you select the turf that best suits your needs. Just click on the variety for a more comprehensive view of each variety of turf, or simply call us at 1300 747 925. We welcome the opportunity to assist you.

Quick Reference Guide
Variety
Property Sir Walter Palmetto Kikuyu Greenlees Park
Couch
Winter Green Couch Empire Zoysia
Turf
Lady Jane
Synthetic Turf
Maintenance Low Low to very low High Medium to high Medium to high Low None
Water Efficiency ****1/2 ****1/2 ** *** *** ***** *****
Winter Colour ****1/2 ****1/2 **** * * * *****
Frost Tolerance Excellent Excellent Good Poor Poor Moderate Excellent
Shade Tolerance Good to Very Good Good Poor Poor Moderate Moderate Excellent
Leaf Width 8mm 9mm 5mm 3mm 2mm 4mm -
Mowing Height 50-70mm 50-70mm 50-80mm 20-30mm 20-30mm 30-60mm -
Wear Factor Excellent Good Good in full sun Moderate Moderate Good Excellent
Mowing Frequency (Summer Period) 7-10 days 7-15 days 5-7 days At least once a week At least once a week 7-15 days None
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Sir Walter Premium Lawn Turf

An Australian born and bred soft leaf buffalo well suited to Australia's harsh conditions. Once established, Sir Walter has drought tolerance and is a low maintenance lawn with a lush deep green colour which is soft to touch with very good shade tolerance. Having excellent frost tolerance Sir Walter performs extremely well in high frost area, making Sir Walter an excellent choice all year round. Sir Walter is a versatile lawn which is quick to establish and hard wearing and makes for an excellent choice for shaded and high traffic areas. Sir Walter is truly a beautiful family lawn.

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  • 100% Australian
  • Lush deep green colour
  • Soft to touch yet hard wearing & durable
  • Performs very well in sun or shade
  • Drought tolerant
  • By far the most popular Soft Leaf
    Buffalo on the market
  • Licensed Growers
Find out more about Sir Walter

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Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo

One of the softest buffalo turf's available with a deep emerald green colour. Having good frost tolerance Palmetto out performs other buffalo’s for enduring winter colour. A low maintenance lawn with good drought tolerance Palmetto also performs well in full sun and reasonably well in shady areas. Palmetto is a great performer on the coast, having good salt resistant qualities. A great choice for a luxuriant, low maintenance family lawn.

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  • Good winter colour
  • Low maintenance
  • Very soft leaf
  • Drought tolerant
  • Good in sun or shade
  • Licensed Growers
  • Comes with a certificate of authenticity

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Kikuyu

Holds its colour during winter months and grows well in full sun but does tend to struggle in shaded areas. Constant maintenance is necessary in particular in the warmer months when it grows briskly requiring mowing at least once a week. Kikuyu is a low budget variety of lawn which is popular for commercial and domestic use.

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  • Vigorous grower
  • Good Winter Colour
  • Requires constant mowing in warmer months

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Winter Green Couch

A hardy couch lawn distinguished by its lush green colour. It looks similar to Greenlees Park Couch but has a finer leaf that forms a thicker mat. With continued maintenance it makes for a beautiful home lawn. A definite for the lawn enthusiast!

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  • High maintenance
  • Very Fine leaf
  • Best grown in full sun
  • Poor winter colour

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GreenLees Park Couch

A fine leaf and rich green colour and although a high maintenance turf it is one of the easiest to maintain out of the couch varieties it is widely used on home lawns and in particular on bowling greens and golf tees as it can be mown very low and forms a tight, rigid surface. Grown in full sun and with constant upkeep it makes for a lovely home lawn.

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  • High maintenance
  • Fine leaf
  • Best grown in full sun
  • Poor winter colour

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Empire Turf

Has a medium size leaf in between a Couch and a Buffalo. It is a slow growing turf with a deep root system which gives it good drought tolerance making Empire an ideal choice for commercial areas and along street scapes.

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  • Drought tolerant
  • Best in full sun or minimal shade
  • Poor Winter colour
  • Commercial Use  

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Lady Jane Synthetic Grass

Have a problem area and want the look of a lush green lawn? We have the answer!
Lady Jane is the ideal solution for those areas in the garden where living grass struggles, perfect for small courtyard areas or even on apartment balconies. For quotes for supply and installation just call or view our information guide below.

Lady Jane Synthetic Turf Info Lady Jane Synthetic Turf Info (584 KB)

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  • Easy Installation
  • Durable for high traffic areas
  • Looks like the real thing
  • Long life

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About Us
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With over 20 years of experience in the Turf industry, Green Life Turf has been recognised as award winning providers of quality instant lawns throughout Sydney and NSW. We're here to guide you each step of the way - from purchasing to laying and looking after your lawn.

Contact Information

Green Life Turf
56 Freemans Reach Road,
Windsor, NSW, 2756
Tel: 4587 8711
1300 747 925
Fax: 4587 8716
Email: sales@greenlifeturf.com.au