Frequently asked questions about Sir Grange turf
As Sir Grange turf is one of the newer turfs to be introduced in Australia, we are here to answer your questions about the number one grass in the USA.
What is Sir Grange?
Sir Grange is a type of Zoysia turf that’s known for its fine bladed look, high shade tolerance and minimum water and nutrient requirements.
How much does a square metre of Sir Grange cost?
The price per square metre for Sir Grange can vary depending on the supplier. At J&B Buffalo Turf Supplies, we sell Sir Grange turf at a value price of $25.00 per square metre.
How often should you water Sir Grange?
Sir Grange grass won’t need as much watering as other turfs, but will need moderate watering during the hotter season.
Where to buy Sir Grange?
Sir Grange turf can be bought from most leading turf supplies, including J&B Buffalo Turf Supplies.
Does Sir Grange grass grow in shade?
Sir Grange turf can grow in shade as it has a 75% shade tolerance and is the most shade tolerant out of the Zoysia variety. It will only need three hours of direct sunlight per day.
How often should I mow my lawn?
Due to its slow growth, Sir Grange will need 50% less mowing than other turfs. We recommend mowing your grass once every 1-2 weeks in summer to once a month in winter, depending on your preference (some prefer not to mow at all through winter).
How often should I fertilise my Sir Grange grass?
Since Sir Grange requires less fertilising than other turf varieties, we recommend fertilising once a year; preferably in the middle of autumn.
Where does Sir Grange originate from?
Sir Grange was originally created in the USA with the purpose of being the ideal turf for golf courses.
Is Sir Grange expensive?
Because of its expensive properties, Sir Grange turf will have a premium cost compared to other turf varieties but will save you money in the long run.
How does Sir Grange perform in Winter?
Sir Grange turf can survive sub-freezing temperatures and through frost.
Can you buy Sir Grange seeds?
No, Sir Grange can only be bought in rolls.
Does Sir Grange grow quick?
No. Even at its healthiest, Sir Grange turf grows slower than other turfs.
Is Sir Grange drought tolerant?
Yes, Sir Grange grass can survive in drought conditions.
Is Sir Grange high maintenance?
No, it has slower growth and can withstand harsh weather.
What colour does Sir Grange turf produce?
Sir Grange has a vibrant, dark green colour.
How does Sir Grange feel?
Due to its thin blades, Sir Grange grass has a soft, luscious texture.
How much sun does Sir Grange turf need?
Sir Grange will only need three hours of sun a day due to its high shade tolerance.
What is Sir Grange’s wear tolerance?
Sir Grange grass has a high wear tolerance and will self-repair once damaged.
Will my Sir Grange die in summer?
No. With moderate watering and its high drought tolerance, it will survive the summer heat.