Sir Walter

Over the last 24 years we have grown over 23 different varieties of grasses, ranging from Soft Leaf Buffalo, Zoysia, Paspalums, Queensland Blue, Carpet Grass, Centipede, Kikuyu and various varieties of Green Couch. Most of these grasses proved to be inadequate for the domestic home. Some of the problems for the home owner have been weed infestation, insect and fungal damage, water requirements and poor appearance. If you have a fair amount of turf knowledge, time and effort many of these problems could be controlled, however time is precious.

 

In 23 years of growing, supplying and maintaining lawns we have found one lawn that has proved itself and had an excellent home owner approval rating, ‘Sir Walter’.

 

‘Sir Walter’ is Australia’s most popular lawn choice and has more than 26% of the domestic market, which is increasing every year.

 

 

Sir Walter Premium Lawn Turf

SIR WALTER’ PREMIUM LAWN TURF

(Stenotaphram secundatum)

Daleys Turf is the leading producer of Australia’s favourite lawn ‘Sir Walter’ on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
‘Sir Walter’ has now become the most sought after grass on the coast and it is because of it’s excellent suitability to our coastal environment. Coupled with the fact that it was found and developed in the Hunter Valley, N.S.W. it is Australia’s only native licensed premium lawn turf that comes with a “Certificate of Authenticity”.

Sir Walter Grass

  • New generation soft leaf – prefect for kids
  • Lush emerald green colour
  • Zero weeds – because of it’s dense mat
  • Shade and full sun tolerant
  • Low water usage – great drought tolerance
  • Salt tolerant – great for swimming pools
  • Easy maintenance compared to other varieties
  • Hard Wearing
  • Suitable for commercial applications
  • Only turf grass to come with a “Certificate of Authencity”
  • Locally grown here on the Sunshine Coast
  • Australian Bred and Owned
  • Self Repairing
Turf VarietiesNote: In shady situations ‘Sir Walter’ requires 3 – 4 hours of direct sunlight between the hours of 9am – 3pm to be successful.
Daleys Turf can offer a back up service to all sales of ‘Sir Walter’ here on the coast, to ensure that you are completely happy with your purchase. Backed by years of experience and an expert team, we can handle the smallest of orders to the largest requests, we are the most experienced turf producers here on the coast

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TYPES OF TURF GRASS GROWN BY DALEYS TURF

YEARVARIETYBACKGROUNDCOMMENTSREMOVED FROM
PRODUCTION
1993Nullarbor
Couch
Hybrid-green
couch
Good value for
performance
Still Growing
1994Greenlees
Park Couch
Hybrid-green
couch
Close to Nullarbor but found to
require more fertiliser
1998
1996Qld Blue
Couch
From Miriam Vale
Qld
Good colour, too many
problems
2009
1997ST – 85St. Augustine
(soft leaf)
Lost colour in winter,
thatchy, touchy
2002
1998Riley’s
Super Sport
Greenlees-green XVery aggressive, hungry,
matty
2001
1999CentecCentipedeTurned purple in winter2001
1999ZT-11ZoysiaThick, dormant in winter,
rust, difficult to handle
2004
1999ST -91St. Augustine
(fine leaf)
Not hardy, Not tolerant,
look good
2002
2000TropicaBlue X S.AfricanDifficult to mow, thin,
high growth
2005
2001Sir WalterSt. AugustineVersatile, good performerStill Growing

All the above varieties have been grown in commercial quantities.