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Sir Grange vs Sir Walter : How do they compare?

If you are considering a turf makeover, or even if you haven’t, you have likely come across the names ‘Sir Grange’ and ‘Sir Walter’ before. They are well-known grass varieties and common choices for households across Australia.

Sir Walter Turf vs Sir Grange Turf
Sir Walter Turf vs Sir Grange Turf

But, which one should you choose if you are thinking of a change in lawn? We understand that choosing a turf can be tricky and a little difficult to negotiate, so we thought we’d help you along with a little comparison guide. If you would like some further information regarding either Sir Walter or Sir Grange Turf though, give Rosemount Turf a call on (07) 5448 6398 and we can help further.

Sir Grange Turf

Sir Grange turf, which is also called Sir Grange Zoysia or Sir Grange, was created in Texas at Bladerunner Farms under the name ‘Zeon Zoysia’. It was selected from 10,000+ other varieties, developed with golf courses in mind. After considering its characteristics however, it is great for residential use too. It is a Zoysia Matrella and one of the slowest growing turf leaf varieties available.


  • Low maintenance.
  • Drought, heat and shade resistant as adapts to different climates.
  • High levels of silicon results in strong leaf blades.
  • Slow leaf growth rate means low mowing requirements.
  • High surface strength because of dense vertical growth.
  • Visually appealing due to dense growth.
  • Weed and disease resistant.
  • Naturally resistant to diseases and pests.
  • Great for barefoot walking as soft/densely mattered.

Sir Walter Turf

Sir Walter turf, specifically called Sir Walter DNA Certified Buffalo Grass, is a turf that was created in Australia and has been one of the most popular options on the Australian market since 1997. Over 70 million metres of grass has been sold… that’s over 500,000 homes!


  • Low maintenance.
  • Wear and tear tolerant, as it recovers quickly following any damage.
  • Drought tolerant due to lower watering needs.
  • Weed and insect resistant.
  • Plush, soft texture.
  • Fast growing.
  • Shade tolerant, as its broad leaves result in better photosynthesis.
  • Will keep your home:
    • Up to 10 degrees cooler than bare soil.
    • Up to 20 degrees cooler than concrete.
    • Up to 40 degrees cooler than artificial turf.

Which one should you choose?

When it comes to choosing between Sir Walter and Sir Grange, both have a range of benefits that should be considered.

Sir Grange is suitable for both residential and commercial use, with low maintenance requirements making it a great choice for those hard-to-reach locations.

Alternatively, Sir Walter is suitable for both children and pets and is a common choice for residential backyards. 

We always recommend speaking to a professional to assist when choosing a turf, so speak to our friendly team for a little extra help!


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