Best Salt Tolerant Turf Types

Best Salt Tolerant Turf Types

KEY FEATURES

  • Tolerant to high saline conditions
  • Ideal for beachfront properties and pool sides
  • Cope with swampy waterfront conditions
  • Maintain their quality and green colour

Salt Tolerant Turf in BackyardSalt tolerant grasses are very popular and perfect for beach and waterfront properties.

Salt tolerant grasses are also ideal for yards where saline or poor-quality water and soils exist.

The most sought-after salt-tolerant grass is Zoysia which, in some cases, has naturally evolved to cope with saline conditions.

Certain Couch grasses are also suitable for salty conditions.

SALT TOLERANT ZOYSIAS

Nara Native Zoysia

Turf Near Water

For Australia’s coastal regions, Nara Native Zoysia boasts excellent salt tolerance, working well on and around swampy sites.

Nara Native is an ideal choice for homeowners living on the waterfront or with pools.

As an Australian Native variety, over time Nara Native Zoysia has evolved to tolerate saline conditions and, compared to all other grasses, can handle the most salt at 24 deci-semen per metres (dS/m) over 15,000 parts per million.

Nara Native’s added benefits include lower maintenance (in comparison to other popular varieties), strong weed resistance, outstanding drought and wear tolerance as well as able to maintain a winter colour.

Nara Zoysia Pricing & Suppliers

Costs between $11 to $16 per square metre and is available in the Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, ACT, Victoria and Western Australia.

Your local Nara Grower suppliers can easily be found with our online supplier locator tool. To get more Nara Zoysia pricing info, visit our Nara Zoysia info page and get 3 quotes from your local growers today.

Empire Zoysia

Empire Zoysia is another excellent choice for regions where salty conditions prevail – ideal for coastal estates and beach front properties.

Empire Zoysia also provides good recovery from wear, less maintenance and can have a lasting green colour.

Nara Zoysia Pricing & Suppliers

Costs between $12 and $16 per square metre and can be found in the Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, ACT, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia.

Your local Empire Grower suppliers can easily be found with our online supplier locator tool. To get more Empire Zoysia pricing info, visit our Empire Zoysia info page and get 3 quotes from your local Empire growers today.

SALT TOLERANT COUCHES

Beach-side Property with Salt Tolerant LawnOZTUFF Couch

OZTUFF Couch is the most salt-tolerant Couch on the market and suitable for beachfront properties and pool sides.

OZTUFF has proven that it can handle saltwater levels 50% that of seawater.

As a home-bred variety, OZTUFF has been bred to cope with tough Australian conditions.

Other features of OZTUFF include it being an eye-catching deep green grass with fine leaf texture, low maintenance and water-efficient.

OZTUFF Couch Pricing & Suppliers

Costs between $8-$10 and can be found in Queensland and New South Wales.

Your local grower suppliers can easily be found with our online supplier locator tool. To get more OzTuff pricing info, visit our OzTuff information page and get 3 quotes from your local growers today.

For more fast facts and Q&As on our varieties –

Or check out our handy Quick Lawn Selection Guide.

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