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St. Augustine Sod

Definition

A widely used, warm-season, perennial type of turf used for lawns.

Things you need to know

St. Augustine sod is a popular wide-bladed grass used for lawns. It is a warm season grass and, as such, does not handle cold weather well. It does adapt well to heat and drought.

Also known as

Stenotaphrum Secundatum

Cost Considerations

Midgrade sods normally run $0.50 per square foot. For 450 sq. ft. of St. Augustine sod, expect to pay approximately $145 for the economy grade, $235 for the mid grade, and $320 for the high grade.

Costs vary greatly by region (and even by zip code). To get free estimates from local contractors, please indicate yours.