TifTuf is a grass species that has been carefully and meticulously researched and developed over the course of 25 years at the prestigious University of Georgia. At Musturf, we love TifTuf Bermuda grass because of its amazing ability to tolerate drought. While many strains of grass may go dormant, this high-quality turf will resist and deliver superior colour and density throughout the year. That’s right, regardless of the time of year, you can install TifTuf and not have to worry about it failing.
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TifTuf Bermuda is a hardy, drought-resistant grass that will give you a lush, carpet-like lawn. It is the result of 25 years of intense research and development, and perhaps the best drought-tolerant grass available in Australia. Unlike other varieties, the grass doesn’t go dormant during prolonged drought. If you’re looking for a soft, fine-leaf grass that can withstand high traffic, thrive in all soil types, and is exceptionally resistant to disease, TifTuf Bermuda grass is an excellent choice. It is perfect for front and backyards and you can also use it in commercial and high-wear sports areas.
VERY HIGH WEAR TOLERANCE
UP TO 50% SHADE TOLERANCE
VERY LOW MAINTENANCE REQUIRED
VERY HIGH DROUGHT RESISTANCE
TifTuf Bermuda comes from 25 years of R&D through one of the world’s leading turf grass breeders, The University of Georgia. It was selected as the best, highest drought-tolerant grass out of 27,700 other experimental Bermuda varieties being bred.
Its soft, fine leaves are an amazing dark green, and offer an incredible colour even over winter and spring. Its adaptability and great qualities like its winter green makes TifTuf Bermuda a great choice for any proud Aussie lawn lover’s project.
With every purchase of TifTuf Bermuda Grass through Musturf, you’re issued with a Lawn Solutions Australia (LSA) Product Warranty Certificate and will be covered by LSA’s nationwide warranty.
TifTuf prefers sunlight, ranging from full sun to partial shade. It may not thrive in full shade, but it is more shade-tolerant compared to other Bermuda grass varieties.
TifTuf is a resilient and beautiful Bermuda grass, ideal for areas that require the most drought-tolerant grass. It took more than two decades of research for the University of Georgia, the global leader in turf grass breeding, to come up with this variety. This fine-textured, green leaf turf has been hand-picked from more than 30,000 different Bermuda grass varieties, exhibiting outstanding potential in drought resistance, shade tolerance, and wear tolerance. It uses 38% less water compared to similar grasses while upholding exceptional turf quality.
TifTuf Bermuda grass grows low to the ground, spreading readily by sending out rhizomes and stolons. Rhizomes are root-like shoots that spread under the soil surface. Stolons, on the other hand, are new shoots that spread above the soil surface. TifTuf’s ability to spread fast makes it ideal for areas that require recovery. It’s also a self-repairing turf that can withstand a lot of wear and tear.
Bermuda grass needs regular mowing. Otherwise, it will form seed heads and drop an abundance of seeds in the immediate area. Wind may then disperse the seeds to other places where you don’t want grass. A great benefit of using seeded Bermuda grass is that these grass varieties are propagated from seed. Seed propagation makes planting and establishing a new lawn much faster and cost-effective than establishing vegetative types of grass. If you want to establish Bermuda grass from seed, you’ll need to irrigate your yard consistently as the seeds germinate. Make sure you cover the seeds with a thin layer of soil, in addition to mulch. You should water your lawn twice per day to 1-2cm depth for your Bermuda grass to develop into a strong, healthy turf.
TifTuf is one of the finest and most drought-tolerant couch grasses available in Australia. Couch grass looks like a tuft of any grass, but the roots form a dense network below the soil surface. This type of grass spreads fast with the help of thin, wiry, and sharp-tipped rhizomes. From the tips, new shoots emerge that quickly produce fresh leaves and more rhizomes.