Floratam St. Augustine
Buy Floratam St Augustine Turfgrass from King Ranch Florida Turfgrass a great solution for commercial and residential areas. As its name implies, Floratam St. Augustine is the result of collaboration between the University of Florida and Texas A&M University. Released by the Florida and Texas Agricultural Experiment Stations in the early 1970s, Floratam St. Augustine is a chinch bug and SAD virus resistant variety of St Augustine. Floratam St Augustine is a hardy and coarse textured grass with wider and longer blades than common St. Augustine.
History – Today the original 1972 Floratam foundation stock for the state of Texas is still grown as pure registered stock on our farms in Texas. Floratam is particularly suited to applications in the southern part of Texas and is a good choice for residents of the coastal plain.
Maintenance & Quality
Low Seed Head Formation Moderate Fertilizing Frequency Weekly – Rotary Mower Frequency Course Leaf Texture Dark Green Color Mowing Height: 2″ – 3″
Drought Tolerance Salt Tolerance Fall Color Retention Wear Resistance Spring Green Up Weed Resistance Injury Recovery Shade Tolerance
Insect & Disease Tolerance
Sod Web Worms Decline Virus Chinch Bugs Brown Patch Fall Army Worms Grey Leaf Spot