Sapphire St. Augustine Lawn Plugs - Sapphire St. Augustine is well adapted and suitable for demanding, warm climate lawns. Sapphire tolerates salt, shade, and drought well, making Sapphire an excellent choice for lawns, parks and landscaping in coastal regions of the south. Sapphire St. Augustine also requires less fertilization and exhibits improved wear recovery with reduced weed problems.
When "ordinary" isn't in your vocabulary, look to Sapphire St. Augustine for an impressive alternative. Sapphire is the only high performance, finer blade St. Augustine in the world. Boasting a distinctive deep, blue-green color along with a soft texture you'll love running your fingers (or toes!) through, you might first think Sapphire would be temperamental. Not so! You'll be pleasantly surprised to find out Sapphire St. Augustine retains the characteristics of its heritage by delivering fast lateral growth, durability, and less maintenance once established.
Sapphire St. Augustine Characteristics
- Fine Bladed Leaf Texture (The only Fine Bladed St. Augustine)
- Rapid Horizontal Growth Habits
- Good Wear Resistance
- Good Drought Reistance
- Good Sun & Shade Tolerance
- Deep Blue-Green Color
- Soft Dense Texture
- Good Heat & Salt Tolerance
- Less Fertilizer & Maintenance
Watering: 3/4 to 1 inch weekly
Mowing: .5 to 2.5 inches weekly
Adaption: Best for USDA zones 9-10
Determining the size of your area
Determine the square footage your area by measuring length x width (10x10 = 100 sq. ft.)
How many grass plugs do I need?
1 order contains 36 3" x 3" grass plugs
1 order or 36 plugs will cover 64 sq. ft. at 12 inch spacing (15" center to center)
1 order or 36 plugs will cover 80 sq. ft. at 15 inch spacing (18" center to center)
1 order or 36 plugs will cover 112 sq. ft. at 18 inch spacing (21' center to center)
*Spacing of plugs should be 12" (edge to edge) for best results.
*Divide the total square footage by 64, 80 or 112 sq. ft. to determine the number of orders you will need.
Advantages & Disadvantages of Plugging
Seeding, sodding or plugging
Lawn Plug Planting Guide
Reference guide to spacing and planting lawn grass plugs.
Shipping Restrictions: Due to state agricultural regulations on soils We can not ship our Grass Plugs to the following states: Arizona, California, Oregon, Nevada & Washington. Due to shipping time constraints we do not ship any plugs outside USA mainland States. (IE: Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Alaska, US Islands) There are no restrictions on seeds shipped to these states.
Shipping: Plug Orders will be shipped on MONDAY for orders placed the previous week. Please place your order before 11:00 am on Friday to insure your order will be shipped on Monday.
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