MERCEDES ST. AUGUSTINE

Mercedes St. Augustine

Mercedes is a St. Augustine grass that was developed by the University of Florida breeding program in the 1980s. It has a similar appearance to Raleigh St. Augustine and features elevated cold tolerance. Like other St. Augustine varieties, it features a coarse texture and has a higher level of shade tolerance than other warm-season grass types.

Mercedes St. Augustine

Mercedes is a St. Augustine grass that was developed by the University of Florida breeding program in the 1980s. It has a similar appearance to Raleigh St. Augustine and features elevated cold tolerance. Like other St. Augustine varieties, it features a coarse texture and has a higher level of shade tolerance than other warm-season grass types.

MERCEDES ST. AUGUSTINE CHARACTERISTICS

Real Green Mercedes St. Augustine Uses  USES

  • Home, Commercial, Golf, Sports
  • Blade-width: 5-7mm
  • Feel: Very Soft
  • Soils: Sandy, Clay
  • Growth: Rhizomes, stolons

Real Green Mercedes St. Augustine Color  COLOR

  • Color: Blue-Green
  • Fall Color Retention: Very Good
  • Spring Green Up: Average

Real Green Mercedes St. Augustine Msintenance  MAINTENANCE

  • Mower: Standard Rotary, Reel
  • Height: 1-2″
  • Weed Control: Very Good
  • Insect Resistance: Excellent
  • Disease Resistance: Very Good

Real Green Mercedes St. Augustine Wear Tolerance WEAR TOLERANCE

  • Wear: Very Good
  • Injury Recovery: Very Good

Real Green Mercedes St. Augustine Shade Tolerance SHADE TOLERANCE

  • Shade: Good

Real Green Mercedes St. Augustine Drought Tolerance  DROUGHT TOLERANCE

  • Drought: Very Good