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Velvetene has a soft, dense leaf surface with a bright green colour.

It is non invasive and has a high salt tolerance.

Velvetene performs best in full sun positions.

Velvetene makes an idea family play area in the home garden and is used on golf courses from tee to green, tennis courts, bowling greens, and parks throughout Australia.


  • Outstanding bright green colour with minimal fertiliser
  • Soft waxy leaves provide a non-itching surface
  • Drought resistant
  • Easily edged and non-invasive to garden beds
  • Requires little fertiliser
  • Can be maintained with poor quality water sources
  • Tolerates high salt environments
  • Grows in clay or sandy soils
  • Grows in a wide range of soils from pH 4 to 9.5
  • Summer mowing height 10 – 12mm every 10 – 14 days
  • Winter mowing height 18 – 30mm every 4 – 6 weeks

If you are wanting a fine leafed lawn variety that with low mowing can give you a bowling green finish, Velvetene is a great choice for you.

 Velvetene saltene paspalum