Aug 02, 2015 10:42 am
I laid Maliee Kikuyu in December and it looked magnificent, dark green at the time. It continued to look fantastic for months with regular watering. As soon as Winter hit (I am in Australia) the turf started to become yellow and looks dead. Winter mornings are hitting 2-8 degrees. Looking at the picture attached some areas are green but majority yellow. One of my neighbours has sir Walter buffalo and has remained dark green throughout winter. I am tempted to rip it all up and replace it with Sir Walter. Is there a way I can get it back to green looking or should I change it to Sir Walter?
Re: My turf looks dead, help!2
Aug 02, 2015 12:01 pm
Wait another month. This happens to our lawn every year throughout winter. We're in the Hunter in NSW.
Is it worth the expense to you of replacing it, for the sake of a slightly yellow lawn for a month or two?
Re: My turf looks dead, help!3
Aug 02, 2015 12:17 pm
Its just the first winter for the turf. It will fair better next year and if i was a betting man i would be backing your kikuyu to be greener than your neighbours this time next year.
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