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Watering Related Tips For Your Kikuyu Lawns

by Noah White01 Marketing
A number of turfs and grasses are being sold in the markets and all of them are equally good, but one that has been immensely popular among the masses is Kikuyu. There are several reasons why people love to have Kikuyu lawns in front of their property and one of them is that it is very hard-wearing and can be very lush at times. However, to get the best out of this grass, it is very important that proper care and maintenance are given to it and this is what we have discussed here in this post. 

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Watering
  • The first thing that we will discuss here is watering and the top thing to know about watering is that Kikuyu lawns are fairly drought-resistant, but yes, to get the best out of it, some amount of watering would be required.
  • If you are just about to sow Kikuyu seeds, in that case, watering related requirements would be entirely different and in this regard, experts say that the ground has to moist in a fair amount. 
  • This will ensure that the soil stays moist to allow the ground to take hold of the grass very firmly.
  • An important thing to know about Kikuyu lawns is that it is a really aggressive grower and in fact, it can take much longer than you might accept.
  • The fact about this kind of turf is that it can take up to 3 weeks before the fine blades could start getting appeared out of the soil.
  • But still, the ground has to remain moist in a fair amount and this means that you will have to water it at least 2-3 times every day.
  • Experts say that by keeping the ground moist, you will assist the turf in establishing a solid root system and this will also help the Kikuyu lawns Sydney in surviving drier conditions.

Post-germination watering 
  • According to the experts, once germination has occurred, you can think about scaling back the water supply and continue with this until the lawn has established fully.
  • Here, one thing to need to understand is that at this point, your watering will be governed by the time of year and the growth experienced by the Kikuyu lawns.

For the summer season 
  • In the extreme heat of summer season, you will have to be very careful and then water Kikuyu lawns every 7-10 days and even more frequently, if the area is known for having sand as a primary soil.

Watering tips for the winter season
  • As far as watering during the winter season is concerned, experts put this really straight that watering can is stopped entirely or water it when you start seeing the signs of water deficiency.

Remember a couple of rules when watering:
  • A thorough yet infrequent soak will promote deep root growth and a more drought resistant lawn
  • Early morning is the best time to water
  • Over-watering can lead to root rot and disease

Mowing related tips are given by turf suppliers
  • Kikuyu lawns will likely need a weekly mow in the warmer summer months.
  • Kikuyu in full sun will happily be cut to 2-5cm.
  • Shaded Kikuyu will do better if cut to 5-7cm. 



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