Characteristics: Fine leafed, dense turf (high thatch), low water requirement (great drought tolerance), superior performing sports turf, aggressive creeping grass, recovers well from general wear, can be maintained as low as 10mm in height for sports use.
Details: A summer active grass, which requires full sun, Santa Ana couch, has been the superior performer in golf course situations in southern Australia for more than 15 years. It is a very dense grass, which grows aggressively in most soil types. Santa Anna is an exceptional drought tolerant grass, which is mid green in colour. Santa Ana will lose some of its colour during the cooler months while it is dormant.