Palmetto® St. Augustine with its beautiful deep green color and soft texture, thrives in a wide range of climate and soil. This turf adapts well to moderately shaded areas that receive at least three hours of full sun a day. Palmetto® St. Augustine is a quick growing turf that spreads rapidly.  When compared to other St. Augustine varieties, Palmetto ® St. Augustine has lower maintenance, recovers rapidly from injury and has a superior cold and drought tolerance.