Best St Augustine for shade.
Palmetto St Augustine grass features a slightly smaller blade(8-9mm) than Raleigh St Augustine and is a dark emerald green color when fertilized properly. Developed with a massive root system Palmetto demonstrates more shade tolerance (minimum 4 hrs of sun) and drought tolerance compared to Raleigh St Augustine. Thriving in shaded areas where other grasses fail, Palmetto St Augustine grass is the Best Shade Grass available.
7 Reasons to Palmetto St. Augustine