Raleigh St. Augustine

A new variety of St. Augustine, Raleigh is a vigorous, medium green, medium textured lawn grass. Raleigh was selected for the control of St. Augustine Decline disease, and is significantly more cold tolerant than the SAD resistant Flortam. Raleigh is presently the highest ranking cold tolerant, SAD free St. Augustine grass available in Texas.

Characteristics:
Winter Color Moderate Dormancy Raleigh St. Augustine
Hot Weather Good
Shade Tolerance Very Good
Wear Resistance Fair
Salt Tolerance Very Good
Mowing Height 1″ Medium
Recovery from Injury Fair

(Source: Texas Turfgrass Research – 1994)