Legend Couch

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Legend Couch (Cynodon dactylon)

Visual Description

Sir-Walter-fact-sheetLegend Couch is a wear resistant grass variety designed for high impact environments. From the stadium to your backyard, Legend’s high performing qualities make it the perfect lawn for active families. Requiring 7-8 hours of direct sunlight per day, Legend champions a deep green colour and low cutting suitability for a tidy, manicured look.


Legend Couch is a hard wearing fine leaf couch suitable for all full sun, heavy traffic areas. Legend has been used in many well-known sport stadiums as the playing surface. For a sports enthusiast, a well kept Legend lawn can create and amazing surface in your backyard for your kids (or yourself) to play on for years to come. Legend will need up to 6-10 hours of sunlight each day to thrive.

Maintenance Characteristics

  • May be mown with a rotary mower (regular) but performs best when a cylinder mower is used.
  • Require regular mowing during the growing season – every 7 days, or scalping may occur.
  • When fertilized regularly seed head production is low.
  • Seed heads produce no pollen, so is suitable for asthmatics.
  • Fast recovery from wear and tear, and high drought tolerance.


Like all turf, Legend can be susceptible to Lawn Grub or Army Worm attack during the wet season although is far less susceptible than most Buffalo and Couch varieties. For more information on grub control click here.