A The only real difference between these two varieties is that Sapphire has a slightly finer leaf than the Palmetto which means it is softer underfoot.
A 600mm x 1200mm (0.72m2) and normally weight 5 -10kg depending on moisture levels and variety.
A Palmetto, Sapphire and Empire are roughly 50mm
Wintergreen couch is roughly 30mm
These measurements are including soil and turf.
A Once the turf has ‘taken’ (Grown new roots into the soil), usually at around 4 weeks, your new lawn is ready to mow.
A For very poor quality soil (clay, sand) use approximately 75 to 100mm of good quality top soil.
For poor quality soil use approximately 50 to 75mm of good quality top soil.
A Buffalo tolerates shade a lot better than couch does; buffalo has a wider leaf than couch and with grass, wider the leaf, the more shade tolerant it is.
A Yes you do. It is best to remove any weeds, grasses or old lawn at least two weeks before with round-up. It may require more work and repeat applications of round-up. Once it has all died off remove weeds, grasses or old lawn.