Palmetto St. Augustine is the most sold proprietary turf grass in the world with over a billion square feet sold. It has a thick blade width and consistently has performed well in university research studies. The biggest benefit of Palmetto is its superior shade tolerance, giving it the ability to survive in as little as 4 hours of direct sunlight per day. Palmetto has an emerald green color that really stands out in a landscape. It has proven to be very cold hardy, thriving throughout upstate South Carolina and North Carolina. Palmetto is an excellent choice for both home lawns and commercial landscape applications.