LM Berea Lawn / Grass Seed

Seeds for Africa




LM Berea scientific name Dactyloctenium Australe is a popular lawn in Kwazulu Natal. It has an outstanding reputation for shade tolerance.It is a medium coarse textured creeping grass and is a lighter shade of green than most lawns. It is well suited to shady areas and has excellent tolerance of drought and heat. It has moderate traffic tolerance and is a fast growing lawn.


Copes in Heavy Shade and does well in all light conditions.

Fast growing.

Low Maintenance.

Drought and heat hardy - requires little water..

Adaptable to a wide variety of soil conditions.


Home gardens.

Shady areas.

Areas it can be sown in South Africa


Season to be sown

Areas that experience frost – Spring / Summer.

Frost free areas – Spring / Summer / Autumn.


Areas that experience frost – Yes

Frost free areas – Yes


Will cope with heavy shade.


3 grams per square meter.


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