turf varieties

There are so many varieties of turf available on the market, if you are not sure what turf you should use we can recommend the one best suited for your situation!

Empire Turf

Empire Turf is a versatile, adaptable lawn that is well suited to Australians conditions. Empire is a resilient turf that thrives in all climatic regions of Australia. This turf variety performs well in both sandy and soil types. It requires less maintenance and mowing than other turf varieties and is very water efficient making it one of the most drought tolerant varieties around. Empire Turf requires less fertiliser, insecticides, herbicides and fungicides than other turf varieties.

Turf Characteristics:

  • Dark green colour
  • Luxurious and soft
  • Medium fine leaf blade (5-7mm)
  • Rapid injury recovery
  • Good shade tolerance
  • Durable and robust
  • Tough, easy to care for and just looks fantastic!

Empire Zoysia


Palmetto® Turf

Palmetto Turf is a soft leaf Buffalo lawn that is suited for most areas including front and backyards in both sunny and shade areas. Palmetto soft leaf Buffalo thrives across Australia under a wide range of climatic conditions for residential and commercial applications. Its most popular use is in commercials areas such as roadsides, factories and parks. Palmetto turf excels requiring only 2-3 hours direct sunlight whilst also performing in shady areas where other turf varieties fail.

Turf Characteristics:

  • Extremely drought resistant in sun and shade
  • Low maintenance required
  • Recovers rapidly from damage
  • Best winter colour
  • Greener than other turfs all year round in sun or shade!


Sapphire® Turf

Sapphire Soft Leaf Buffalo Turf has a super fine texture, when the turf has matured, the leaf tends to fold back giving a much finer appearance. So for a buffalo lawn that isn’t coarse, Sapphire Soft Leaf Buffalo turf is for you. Sapphire Turf has a tight mat leaving very little room for weeds to grow and only requires watering the warmer months.

Turf Characteristics:

  • Fast recovery from wear and tear
  • Great look and so soft to touch
  • Great winter colour
  • Deep root system making it drought resitent
  • Fine textured and high performance turf!



Kikuyu Turf

Kikuyu is a native of the highlands of East Africa and is now naturalised in many costal and inland regions of Australia. This variety is durable and will tolerate dry spells. Kikuyu is a medium broad leaf which has a vigorous growth rate, it is best suited for schools, sports fields and commercial areas. Overall it is quite an economical lawn to use.


Greeleas Park Couch

Greenleas Park Couch is a Semi-dwarfed leaf, Dark green in colour throughout most of the year. This variety is a hard wearing grass which forms a soft dense mat. It is a fine leaf turf which has a medium growth rate. Greenleas Park Couch is best suited for Bowling Greens, recreational areas, residential homes.

Greenleas Park Couch

Durban Turf

Durban has an exceptional ability to tolerate extreme amounts of shade. A warm season lawn species, Durban has deep emerald green leaves that are extremely soft. Being a slow growing turf Durban requires minimal maintenance and therefore is ideal for domestic use. Will adapt to inland and coastal regions of Australia.


Santa Ana Turf

A fine leaf texture with very deep lush green colour. Winter frost may cause some discolouration however is the best couch for colour attention. Super soft under foot. Santa Ana is best suited for schools, sports fields and commercial areas. Santa Ana has a modest shade tolerance, it prefers full sun. If grown in full sun, the lawn will thrive and tolerate wear.

Exotic Lawns - Turf supplies Sydney
Exotic Lawns is an independently operated, Sydney-based lawn and turf preparation and installation service providing quality lawn and turf supplies and solutions for domestic and commercial clients in the Sydney region.

Exotic Lawns provides specialist services for all your lawn and turf needs as well as top quality turf supplies.