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Sale of the Ozbreed Turf Division

On the 13th of November 2017 the settlement of the sale of the Ozbreed turf division was finalised. The Ozbreed turf division was acquired by TurfBreed Pty Ltd.

Ozbreed would like to thank TurfBreed for their professionalism throughout the process of the sale, and we are delighted to see the Ozbreed turf division in the wonderfully capable hands of TurfBreed.

The turf information and links to the turf variety websites will remain on the Ozbreed website for now, but any queries regarding turf can be submitted to TurfBreed by completing the contact forms on the individual turf websites (see links below), or via the TurfBreed website. To purchase turf please see the ‘Where to Buy’ section on each individual turf website.

Sapphire Buffalo Turf – Ask a technical question or Buy Sapphire Turf 

Palmetto Buffalo Turf – Ask a technical question or Buy Palmetto Turf 

Empire Zoysia Turf – Ask a technical question or Buy Empire Turf 

Nara Native Turf – Ask a technical question or Buy Nara Turf 

Kenda Kikuyu Turf – Ask a technical question or Buy Kenda Turf 

The sale of the turf division of Ozbreed will now enable us to focus more on our plant varieties and bringing new and improved varieties to the marketplace.

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Which Turf Should I Use?

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Click on the logos below to find out more about each turf variety, including where to buy. For technical support please call 0477 755 581.

Sapphire Soft Leaf Buffalo

Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo Turf


Empire Zoysia Turf

Nara Native Turf

Kenda Kikuyu Turf

Stadium Sports Couch

When buying a lawn you need to look at what type of turf you need: shade tolerant, wear tolerant, low maintenance, etc. No turf is best for all situations. There are many varieties available in Australia and it can be hard to decide what turf is right for you.

Below is a good selection of varieties available with easy to follow descriptions. With lots of growers around Australia for these varieties, you can get the right turf for the right price.

NOTE: Even if your state isn’t listed, the turf varieties below may work in your area. Consult a lawn care professional for advice on which turf is best for your area.

Download this PDF for a detailed guide on choosing the right turf

Or Click Here to watch this video on Choosing The Right Turf For Your Situation In Australia

If you need to repair patches in your lawn, wanting to fertilise your lawn, or simply looking for an alternative to runners/seed, have a look at our Viro-Cell Lawn Information.

For more information on why you cannot grow Buffalo from seed Click Here

Full sun to heavy shade

Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo - Palmetto Stenotaphrum secundatum 'SS100' PBR
Stenotaphrum secundatum ‘SS100’ 
  • Best winter colour Buffalo
  • Less mowing & edging
  • Emerald green colour
  • Low allergenic turf (good for people with allergies)

Recommended for: NSW, ACT, VIC, SA, WA & QLD.

Sapphire Soft Leaf Buffalo - Sapphire Stenotaphrum secundatum 'B12' PBR
Stenotaphrum secundatum ‘B12’ 
  • #1 Buffalo in shade* (proven by DPI research)
  • Finer leaf and softer Buffalo
  • Great wear tolerance
  • Good drought tolerance

Recommended for: NSW, VIC, SA, WA & QLD.
* Data from Adaptation & Management of Australian Buffalo Grass Cultivars for Shade & Water Conservation. HAL and Queensland Department of Primary Industries.

Stenotaphrum secundatum ‘PAL42’ 
  • Amazing winter colour
  • Excellent wear tolerance
  • Darkest green Buffalo turf available
  • Good drought & cold tolerance

Recommended for: NSW, ACT, VIC, SA, WA & QLD.

Full sun to moderate shade

Empire Zoysia Turf - Empire Zoysia japonica 'SS500' PBR
Empire™ Zoysia japonica ‘SS500’ 
  • Best for low maintenance and low fertiliser needs
  • Lawn grub resistant
  • Great drought tolerance
  • Beautiful fine texture

Recommended for: NSW, ACT, VIC, SA, WA, QLD & NT.

Nara Native Turf - Nara Zoysia macrantha 'MAC03' PBR
Zoysia macrantha ‘MAC03’ 
  • Best for native gardens & salt spray affected areas
  • Lawn grub resistant
  • Great drought tolerance & good wear tolerance
  • Low maintenance and beautiful fine texture

Recommended for: NSW, ACT, VIC, SA, WA & QLD.

Full sun to light shade

Kenda Kikuyu Turf - Kenda Pennisetum clandestinum 'KIK203' PBR
Pennisetum clandestinum ‘KIK203’ 
  • Best for big dogs & hard playing kids
  • Excellent winter colour & wear tolerance
  • Sterile Kikuyu (it won’t become a weed like common Kikuyu)
  • Fast to establish and uniform growth

Recommended for: NSW, ACT, VIC, SA & WA.

Cynosport Couch - Cynosport Cynodon dactylon 'WGP3' PBR
Cynodon dactylon ‘WGP3’ 
  • A sports Couch ideal for warmer climates
  • Great for high profile sporting venues
  • Good density without the thatch problems
  • Fast establishing and excellent wear recovery
  • Recommended for commercial use only

Recommended for: NSW & QLD.

Turf Development

Ozbreed has identified, tested and developed improved warm season turf grasses. They are superior varieties that were bred to be more beautiful and to require less maintenance, along with other individual qualities that each turf has. These turf varieties are leading the way in the industry and are readily adopted by landscapers, councils, architects, golf course superintendents – anyone who values superior aesthetics and functionality of reduced water and maintenance needs in their landscape.

An abundance of research has been put into each turf variety to ensure you get the best out of it. Click here to visit the research section to see the amount of work put into Ozbreed’s turf.


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