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Palmetto Buffalo – An Excellent Shade Turf

Palmetto requires less watering and maintenance then other Buffalo varieties. Palmetto maintains an excellent green colour throughout the year, it has very good shade tolerance and solid weed resistance due to its dense growth. It produces low seed head making it ideal for people with allergies. Delivering a great looking lawn with minimal fuss.


Palmetto Buffalo

Supply Only$12.50 per m2 (inc GST)
Supply & Install$15.00 per m2 (inc GST)


25m2 – 50m2$119 delivery (inc GST)
51m2 – 100m2$99 delivery (inc GST)
101m2 – 150m2$88 delivery (inc GST)
151m2 – 350m2$66 delivery (inc GST)

As our turf is cut and packed fresh from the farm, we require a minimum of 48 hours notice for orders to be delivered.
* A minimum lay fee of $395 (inc GST) will apply for orders 25m2 – 158m2
* Prices are subject to change as required at Sunshine Turf’s discretion without notice

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Palmetto Buffalo FAQ’s

Is This Turf Good For Commercial Projects?

Palmetto is suitable for semi shaded areas, it’s a great option in commercial projects as it requires less mowing than other buffalo varieties.

Should I Use Topsoil Or Underturf When Laying This Turf?

You should always use 50mm-100mm of a good quality underturf in preparation before laying.

Is This Turf Kid And Pet Friendly?

Palmetto is a good choice with kids and pets and will resist wear well as it grows slower then some other buffalo varieties, this means less time mowing but it may take a little longer to bounce back in areas of extreme wear.

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Palmetto Buffalo Info

Below is the water, sunlight and other tolerances for this variety of turf. Use the below chart to work out if this is the right variety to suit your application.

Wear Tolerance
Resistance To Weeds
Drought Tolerance
Shade Tolerance
Minimum 4 Hours Sun
Mow Every 10 Days
Water Every 10 Days

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Ensuring that your new turf survives and stays healthy is very important when establishing a new lawn. Our organic underturf is the perfect lawn starter as it is packed with nutrients from composted vegetation, manure and a nutritiously screened blend of topsoil which is processed over a 16 week cycle into the optimum food for your lawn. Our underturf meets Australian landscape and gardening standards while also reducing the need for added fertilisers and growth treatments.

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