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Get the softest of summer feelings underfoot

Sapphire® Soft Leaf Buffalo is an Australian Bred fine leaf textured turf with unbeatable softness and qualities to suit a tough climate and wear and tear.

Botanical Name: Stenotaphrum secundatum.

PBR: B12.


  • High shade tolerance
  • Low maintenance
  • High wear tolerance
  • Excellent winter-green colour
  • Broad folding leaves deliver a strong fine, soft to touch lawn
  • Produces little seed head (a common irritant for people with allergies)



  • Sapphire® is Australia’s ‘Number 1’ Buffalo for shade tolerance.
  • Sapphire® looks finer than other Buffalos due to its narrow-folded blade, making it a very high performing Soft Leaf Buffalo.
  • Due to its high performance and fast stolon/runner growth, Sapphire® recovers quickly from wear.
  • Sapphire® has a slight blue-ish tinge and runners are dark green unlike other popular Buffalos which are largely purple.
  • Sapphire® has a dense root system, unlike other commercial Buffalos, improving drought tolerance.
  • Sapphire® is reliable and well-regarded to grow quickly after transplanting. A new root system establishes within 14-days of planting/sprigging with good upkeep.
  • Sapphire® meets the Erosion Control Australian Standard No# AS5181: 2017 –
    Use and installation of turf as an erosion, nutrient and sediment control measure.