TifTuf Hybrid Bermuda (couch) is the product of almost 25 years of research and development from one of the world’s leading turf grass breeders, the University of Georgia.
TifTuf has been hand-selected out of almost 30,000 different Bermuda varieties, showing superior qualities in drought tolerance, shade tolerance, wear tolerance and winter colour whilst at the same time maintaining excellent turf quality.
TifTuf hybrid Bermuda was specifically bred to stand up to drought conditions and save you water. TifTuf uses up to 40% less water compared to similar varieties and has become the new benchmark when it comes to measuring the drought tolerance of turf.
Down South Turf are proud to have worked with the City of Busselton to install TifTuf in at the Dunsborough Playing fields.
Looking for a more drought tolerant or ‘water less’ grass – look for TifTuf
TifTuf is a grass that has been bred to stand up to drought conditions and save you water. With TifTuf becoming the new benchmark when it comes to measuring the drought tolerance of turf.
TifTuf can be established with a fraction of the water that most other varieties require. Part of this is due to its rapidly establishing root system that can see it take root in less than 7 days, which can be up to 75% quicker than other varieties.
- Can take root in less than 7 days, up to 75% faster than other varieties
- Needs a fraction of the water other varieties require to get established
- Superior drought tolerance requiring on average 38% less water than other varieties
High wear tolerance and self repair capacity
The name says it all – Tiftuf is tough! This variety has a very fine leaf blade with dense growth, making it ideal for a wide variety of applications. Its density enables it to handle high wear situations like backyards and sports fields whilst its fine blade ensures shade tolerance and a very soft leaf to walk on.
- TifTuf Hybrid Bermuda® meets the Erosion Control Australian Standard No# AS5181: 2017 –
User and installation of turf as an erosion, nutrient and sediment control measure.
TifTuf bermuda grass has been scientifically forged to produce a great looking lawn with superior qualities, while requiring minimal inputs.
- Dense growth habit
- High wear tolerance
- Shade tolerant
- Fantastic winter colour and spring green up qualities