Couch Grass is by far one of the most popular lawns used in Australia, and has so been for a long time. Couch lawns are indeed an old favourite for both Australian homes, and recreation areas. In times gone past there were very little differences with Couch grass, and most lawns made up of this turf variety were of the ‘common’ couch type. However like almost every other lawn grass, extensive breeding has improved this lawn type considerably in the past decades. The quality of Couch grass has improved considerably over this same time to now give better colour, better drought tolerance, and better softness in these new variants.
Known for its fine leaf, bright to dark green colour, its love and tolerance of full sun conditions, excellent wear and tear and repair capabilities, drought tolerance, and its ability to establish almost anywhere and thrive, its easy to see the appeal which Couch has enjoyed over so many decades.