Can I grow St. Augustine grass in desert area? - Knowledgebase Question

Coachella, Ca
Question by daniel_hambu
March 27, 2009
My backyard is just sand right now. I would like to lay out St. Augustine grass sod but I don't know if it will grow where I live. I live in the souther California desert area. More specifically the Coachella Valley.


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Answer from NGA
March 27, 2009

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St. Augustine will grow in Coachella Valley - it grows everywhere in Palm Springs and their weather is similar to yours. An alternative would be Bermuda grass. Best wishes with your new turf.

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