santa ana couch residential lawn

Santa Ana Couch

santa ana couch turf variety

Santa Ana Couch

Santa Ana is a fine leafed warm season couch grass that thrives on sun and heat. It is tough and durable and looks best when mown short.

If grown in full sun is extremely hard wearing and will tolerate considerable traffic.  It is perfect for hot north facing situations.

This variety of grass is best suited for recreational parks, sporting ovals, golf courses or lawn enthusiasts who don’t mind paying their lawn a little bit of extra attention


  • Fine leafed
  • Soft to touch
  • Bright green leaf colour with good colour retention throughout winter
  • Dense


  • High traffic tolerance
  • Thrives in full sun conditions
  • Medium thatch
  • Low shade tolerance
  • Fine leaf that is extremely soft to touch and underfoot
  • Extremely weed and disease resistant

Climatic performance

  • Thrives in full sun
  • High drought tolerance
  • High cold tolerance
  • Grows in most parts of Australia

Environmental benefits

  • Low water usage
  • Reduced fertiliser requirements