Kikuyu retains its lush colour during winter months.
It needs to be mown weekly during summer months and should be allowed to grow longer in shady areas to maintain a good appearance.
It's recovery, soft texture and ability to keep out weeds has earned this variety of lawn the right to be the first choice for the Western Australian Education Department.
Kikuyu can be mowed with either a rotary or reel mower.
Durable, it has the shortest recovery time of all the grasses making it the number one choice for sporting ovals.
Domestic users are now waking up to the virtues of this lawn.
It has the ability to absorb more wear than other varieties.
Under WA conditions, Kikuyu is second only to the couches regarding drought tolerance.