With a reputation for holding out the majority of weeds and pests, you’ll be happy to know Sir Walter turf isn’t just recognised for its luscious green looks. Due to its tight growth habit, a Sir Walter lawn is mostly pest and weed resistant, less prone to lawn problems compared to other varieties.
Untarnished by pests, this disease-free lawn is extremely family-friendly. With little chance of bindii encounters, you will feel relieved knowing your kids can run around barefoot without any issues.
While it is sturdy and generally known for its minimal vulnerability to turf diseases, Sir Walter can sometimes fall victim to lawn diseases.
Dollar Spot is one of the most common lawn diseases to have an effect on Sir Walter grass. It is known to appear in between spring and autumn. Identified by its small spots of discoloured grass around one to four inches wide, using a fungicide in anticipation around early spring can help fight it off.
A turf disease that is easily identified by its namesake, patches of brown or dead grass will appear. In order to prevent this disease from invading your Sir Walter, it is recommended you apply a slow-release fertiliser and aerate your soil. If you find this is already impacting your lawn, you will have to use fungicides to rid your lawn from this disease.
This turf disease is known to target Sir Walter during spring and autumn. Appearing as rings or semi circles of dark green leaves, dying grass can be seen within the area, sometimes accompanied by weeds or mushrooms. Using fertiliser can prevent this, with fungicide being used when it has arrived.
Though it’s known to be extremely pest-resistant, it is not impossible for the occasional pest to make its way onto your Sir Walter lawn.
Common within the first four months of the year, Army Worms can create a decent amount of damage to your Sir Walter lawn. Symptoms of this pest include patches of leaves chewed up in your grass and green worm poop. We recommend immediately treating your lawn with a Sir Walter-appropriate insecticide.
Lawn Grubs and Beetles
During the active months between October to March, lawn grubs and beetles can often appear in Sir Walter lawns. Identified through brown patches and an increase in bird and moth activity, these pests can be defeated through Sir Walter-approved pest treatments.
MAKE SURE IT'S DNA CERTIFIED SIR WALTER
When you order from J&B Buffalo Turf Supplies, you are buying from a credited supplier who provides top of the line turf that is backed by extensive research and world-leading turf farmers. Striving to always achieve 100% customer satisfaction, we can guarantee you will receive quality turf.
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How often should I water my Sir Walter turf?
It depends on the season. The seasonal weather will help you determine how much you should water your Sir Walter Buffalo lawn. As a drought-tolerant turf, it will require less water than other varieties. However, you should still water your turf one to two times a week in the hotter season to maintain its colour and health. You can water it once or not at all during the colder months.
Can you deliver my Sir Walter turf?
We certainly can! As a leading turf supplier in Sydney, we know our customers don’t always have access to a vehicle that can fit their Sir Walter turf order. That is why we offer a delivery option to Sydney and Wollongong suburbs with each order for an extra fee, as an alternative to pick up.
How much is Sir Walter per metre?
At J&B Buffalo Turf Supplies, we like to deliver our customers with affordable prices, and this is no exception for our Sir Walter turf. Currently, we sell Sir Walter at a great price of per square metre.
How big are the rolls of Sir Walter?
Just like most of our turf, a roll of Sir Walter is usually 1.7 metres long and 0.6 metres wide. This makes it a total of 1 square metre.
I don’t have time to lay Sir Walter, can you help?
Yes, we can! We know a lot of our clients don’t have the time to lay their brand-new Sir Walter turf. That is why for an extra fee, we are able to provide our customers with turf installation. This way you don’t have to worry about finding the time, but you also know it is getting professionally installed.
What sort of lead time is required for my Sir Walter order?
When you order your Sir Walter lawn, we allow you to tell us when you want it! This way we can guarantee your order will be ready when it is convenient for you. Depending on stock and the time of the order, we can even have your turf ready on the next day.
What type of grass is Sir Walter?
Our Sir Walter DNA Certified Turf is part of the Buffalo grass family. Naturalised here in Australia, this Buffalo variety is perfect for the Australian weather.
How do I top-dress Sir Walter lawn?
When it comes to top-dressing your Sir Walter lawn, we recommend spreading a top-dressing soil mix across your lawn with a shovel. This should be done during the active season when your grass is growing. For turf supplies such as top-dressing, speak to our friendly staff and we can help you find the best quality supplies for your lawn.