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Couch Grass

$10.00 per m2

Couch grass is great for large areas that are exposed to full sun. This grass variety is not ideal for shaded areas, as it only has a 10% shade tolerance. It is a fast repairing grass with a fine leaf that is of dark green colouring. (minimum total order quantity of 30 m2)

Australia’s best performing Couch grass

Couch is Australia’s best performing Couch grass. The perfect choice for work, rest and play, it produces a manicured lawn with an attractive luscious green colour and fine leaf blades.

  • SHADE TOLERANCE: Up to 25%
  • WEAR: Very High
  • LEAF: Fine

A great grass for full sun areas

Couch Grass is classed as a warm season grass, like most grasses grown in Australia. It has been researched, evaluated and trialled for the past 30 years to deliver long-lasting performance in full sun areas. This variety requires at least 5-6 hours of sunlight per day so is ideal for full sun areas, whereas if you are looking for a more shade tolerant variety, you may be better considering AUGUSTA (Zeon Zoysia) or Sir Walter Buffalo Grass.

  • Extensively researched, trialled and tested
  • Ideal for full sun
  • Needs 5-6 hours sunlight/day/li>

Hard wearing with high traffic tolerance

One of the best features of Couch is its ability to tolerate high foot traffic from people and animals, hence its popularity across both residential and sports landscaping projects such as football and cricket grounds.

  • High traffic tolerance
  • Hard wearing
  • Rapid recovery from wear and stress/li>


During winter, Couch has low dormancy – this is when the grass is in a dormant state and the plant focuses resources on the roots. Consequently, it has an early start to growth after winter and also has rapid recovery from wear and other stresses.

It is best to apply a slow release fertiliser 2-3 times per year to maintain a dense vigorous turf sward. Nullarbor Couch has good tolerance to broadleaf herbicides for weed control.

  • Low dormancy
  • Tolerant of low mowing
  • Strong horizontal leaf growth habit/li>

Ideal for home lawns, sports or commercial projects

Producing a very dense turf, Couch Grass is widely used for sports and commercial landscaping projects as well as home gardens, as it is excellent for hard wearing areas yet soft to walk on and environmentally friendly.

  • Dark green colour
  • Fine leaf blade
  • Soft to walk on/li>

Lawn Install Tips

To assist you in correctly laying your turf so that it flourishes well into the future, read through our helpful hints on how to prepare soil, lay turf and maintain your new lawn.