Tropical Carpet Grass | 10 Year Warranty

Tropical Carpet Grass


Drought Resistance Medium

Shade Tolerance Up to 75%

Wear Low

Maintenance Medium

Leaf Broad

estimated cost $8 - 11/m2

Australia’s best performing carpet grass

Tropical Carpet Grass is a warm season perennial species that spreads via low growing stolons. Selected by Lawn Solutions Australia as the very best performing carpet grass variety, it is best suited to the North Queensland and Northern Territory regions.

A dense turf suited to lawns, parks and sports fields

Tropical Carpet Grass has course textured leaves that will form dense turf of moderate quality. The colour is green to light green in growing season becoming red when dormant under cool conditions.

Tropical Carpet Grass is suited for home lawns, summer sport fields, parks and reserves. A unique trait of this grass is the red tinge created on the edge of the leaves during the cooler temperatures of winter.

  • Dense growing
  • Green to light green colour
  • Broad leaf
  • Attractive curling on the edges

A low maintenance grass

The mowing and nutrition maintenance needs of Tropical Carpet Grass is generally low once the lawn is established. It spreads horizontally via low growing stolons rather than growing upwards, and can therefore be allowed to grow longer before mowing without the risk of scalping the grass.

It has good shade tolerance (can tolerate up to 75% shade), and has high water requirements. It is better suited to lower traffic areas.

Low maintenance lawn grass in Australia

  • Requires less mowing
  • Rarely needs fertilising
  • Shade tolerant
  • Pest and disease resistant

Well suited to Tropical Queensland and the NT

Tropical Carpet Grass is most commonly found in the Northern tropical parts of Queensland and in Darwin and the Northern Territory. It is very well adapted to the climate and environment there and is widely used in residential and commercial landscaping. The leaves are approximately 6mm wide, wider than the common narrow leaf carpet grass, and have a unique curling along the edges, creating a unique texture of grass.

Check with the experts

Tropical Carpet Grass may not suit waterlogged or very sandy soils. Be sure to talk to your local accredited Lawn Solutions Australia turf supplier in Northern Queensland or NT for more information on Tropical Carpet Grass, and to get a quote. They will be able to advise whether Tropical Carpet Grass is right for your particular situation and project, or whether there are alternative grass types you should consider.

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NT, QLD
Leaf blade
BroadLeaf
Price range
$8-$11/m2*
Shade tolerance
Wear tolerance
Low maintenance
Drought tolerance
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Weed resistance
Pest resistance
Low fertilisation
Overall performance
Availability
Australia Wide
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Fine Leaf
Price range
$13-$16/m2*
Shade tolerance
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Low fertilisation
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Australia Wide
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Price range
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Low fertilisation
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NSW, VIC, SA, TAS
Leaf blade
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Price range
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Shade tolerance
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Low fertilisation
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Availability
NSW, NT, QLD, WA
Leaf blade
Medium Leaf
Price range
$10-$15/m2*
Shade tolerance
Wear tolerance
Low Maintenance
Drought tolerance
Heat tolerance
Weed resistance

Pest resistance
Low fertilisation
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Availability
Australia Wide
Leaf blade
Fine Leaf
Price range
$8-$11/m2*
Shade tolerance
Wear tolerance
Low Maintenance
Drought tolerance
Heat tolerance
Weed resistance

Pest resistance
Low fertilisation
Overall performance
Availability
NSW, VIC, SA, WA, TAS, ACT
Leaf blade
Medium Leaf
Price range
$8-$10/m2*
Shade tolerance
Wear tolerance
Low Maintenance
Drought tolerance
Heat tolerance
Weed resistance

Pest resistance
Low fertilisation
Overall performance
Availability
Australia Wide
Leaf blade
Broad Leaf
Price range
$13-$16/m2*
Shade tolerance
Wear tolerance
Low Maintenance
Drought tolerance
Heat tolerance
Weed resistance

Pest resistance
Low fertilisation
Overall performance
Availability
VIC
Leaf blade
Medium Leaf
Price range
$8-$11/m2*
Shade tolerance
Wear tolerance
Low Maintenance
Drought tolerance
Heat tolerance
Weed resistance

Pest resistance
Low fertilisation
Overall performance

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