This grass is indigenous to South Africa. It has a reputation for the highest shade
tolerance out of all the species of grass.
It is a medium coarse textured creeping grass and is a lighter shade of green than most lawns. It is well suited for diverse growing conditions pertaining to sun and shade. The root system of LM grass grows on top of the ground and cannot be cut too short. Always remember the 1/3 rd RULE – Never remove more than 1/3 of the leaf blade at a time. It has moderate traffic tolerance and is a slow-growing lawn. Its slow-growing habit makes it an easy lawn to maintain.