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St. Augustine

St. Augustinegrass is native to the Gulf of Mexico, the West Indies and Western Africa and has been planted in home lawns in the US since the 1800's. This medium green colored turf is adapted from the Carolina coasts to Texas and into Mexico.

Mercedes St. Augustine, has superior performance, is well suited for home lawns and commercial landscapes throughout the Mid- to Deep South.

Mercedes provides the following:

  • More cold tolerance than other St. Augustine varieties
  • Medium-finer leaf texture than other St. Augustine varieties
  • Spreads by surface runners and roots quickly
  • Shade and summer heat tolerant
  • Salt tolerant
  • Can be mowed at heights of 1 to 3 inches


Mercedes is a proprietary variety of the Patten Seed Company and is produced and distributed by Super-Sod farms.

This newly selected St. Augustine is best adapted to the middle and lower south. Mercedes provides a coarse textured, shade tolerant, attractive colored lawn sought by homeowners and landscape architects alike. Noted for its winter hardiness.

Characteristic Rating
Texture Coarse
Shade Tolerance Best
Soil Preference Little
Fertility Requirement Moderate
Peak Mowing Requirement 7 to 10 days
Care Required Moderate