In Perth we experience very long hot summers and droughts can be particularly brutal to our lawns. TifTuf Bermuda grass has always been our recommended turf type for Perth lawns as it is specifically designed for drought conditions. Consequently, TifTuf Hybrid Bermuda has received the Smart Approved WaterMark. This is the first and only turf grass to ever receive the Smart Approved WaterMark in Australia and across the world.
The international body declared TifTuf Bermuda to be:
The Smart Approved Watermark was established by the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA). Its aim is to provide an identifiable label for consumers so that they can make informed choices when choosing products, services and organisations that use water efficiently. Reducing per capita water consumption.
Smart WaterMark Criteria
Applications for the Smart WaterMark are reviewed against the following key criteria
- Water saving
- Fit for purpose
- Meets regulations and standards
- Environmentally sustainable
TifTuf Bermuda grass is the product of almost 25 years of research and development, by the world’s leading turfgrass breeders. It has been hand-selected out of 30,000 different Bermuda varieties and shows superior qualities in; drought tolerance, shade tolerance, wear tolerance and winter colour. All whilst maintaining excellent turf quality.
Here are some great reasons why TifTuf is the best choice:
- Superior drought tolerance requiring an average of 38% less water then other varieties.
- Fantastic winter colour
- Self repairing
- Shade Tolerant
TifTuf 1sqm – Very drought tolerant, the best choice for WA
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TifTuf lawn is the product of almost 25 years of R & D from one of the world’s leading Turf Breeders, the University of Georgia. It has been hand selected out of 30 000 different varieties, showing superior qualities in drought tolerance, shade tolerance, wear tolerance and winter colour.
TifTuf has a very fine leaf with dense growth, making it ideal for a lot of situations. Its density allows it to handle high wear situations like backyards and sporting fields, while its fine leaf means it can be manicured for a very formal look and a fast ball speed for sports.
TifTuf lawn has 100% genetic purity and is grown under license. The University of Georgia bred all of it’s foundation material over the last 25 years of testing from one single plant! Planting and maintaining thousands of acres of TifTuf has taken time and effort to ensure you are getting the best possible product.
TifTuf grass is the best choice for WA gardens. For more information on the amazing drought tolerance of TifTuf go to https://www.lawndoctor.com.au/worlds-most-drought-tolerant-turf-grass/
(Please note – this variety of TifTuf turf does look better mown with a cylinder type mower. If you are looking for a low maintenance variety that still has a fine leaf in a shade area then Sir Grange Zoysia may be the choice for you).
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