Kikuyu is a popular variety of lawn for both domestic and commercial uses due to its affordable price.
It is a vigorous growth and retains its color during the winter. To maintain a good appearance it needs to be mown weekly during the summer to maintain a good appearance. It has a poor growth in shaded areas. Its complexion is made up of a broad coarse leaf and is of a broad runner style.
Kikuyu will not tolerate shade or excessive dampness. Withholds colour well in most conditions. High maintenance during the summer months. Needs to mowed every 5 - 7 days in summer. Fertilize and water regularly.
- Vigorous in growth
- Tolerant of heavy traffic
- Tolerant to drought conditions
- Good ability to recuperate
- Establishing quickly
- Extremely pet tolerant
- Excellent wear resistance
- Good salt tolerance
- Very low shade tolerance