The Best Sod for San Jose

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The Best Sod for San Jose 

San Jose is a city in California and is the heart of the Silicon Valley. With a population of 1.3 million, San Jose is California's fourth largest city. San Jose sits on the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area, and has a warm summer climate and cool winter. The bay area's ocean breeze helps moderate temperatures in San Jose, helping this large city avoid extreme cold and extreme hot climate. San Jose has a highly culturally diverse population and is home to San Jose State University (SJSU), Winchester Mystery House, Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose, California's Great America theme park, Happy Hollow Park and Zoo, and some of the finest restaurants and shops at Santana Row. Most of all, San Jose is known for being a hub of innovation and technology, with many major tech companies having a presence in this large, Silicon Valley city. 

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Best Grass for San Jose

Choosing the best grass for San Jose can be easy! Below, find the most popular and suitable sod options for San Jose. Keep in mind that in addition to regional climate, choosing from this list or our larger selection, will also depend on the immediate conditions the sod grass will be in. 

Kurapia Ground Cover

Kurapia ground cover is the most popular lawn cover in San Jose. Our Kurapia ground cover deliveries to San Jose have spiked in the last three years and here is why. Kurapia ground cover loves the sunny and warm conditions of San Jose and is extremely drought tolerant. Kurapia ground cover has also grown in popularity because San Jose has moderately cool winters, which means Kurapia ground cover is likely to survive the cooler temperatures. Best of all, Kurapia ground cover is low maintenance for San Joe's fast-paced life as it NEVER needs to be mowed. 


Tall Fescue Sod

Tall Fescue sod, usually blended as a hybrid tall fescue with Kentucky bluegrass, is another popular choice for San Jose. Tall fescue sod varieties thrive in San Jose because they are hearty, drought tolerant, withstand San Jose's hot summers and cool winters, as well as provide a safe area for foot traffic. Below are the best tall fescue varieties for San Jose. 

RTF Sod Grass

RTF sod, or RTF grass, is one of the best grass types for San Jose because it is the only tall fescue that self-heals and has above average shade tolerance. In addition to self healing capabilities and shade tolerance, RTF sod or RTF grass, also has the traditional tall fescue benefits such as heat tolerance and drought tolerance, and tolerance for high foot traffic. If you have kids or pets who love enjoying the yard, RTF is the right choice for you! 


Delta Tall 9010 Sod Grass

Our Delta Tall 9010 has been one of the top sellers in San Jose for many years. The Delta Tall 9010 sod is a hybrid tall fescue with Kentucky bluegrass that offers drought tolerance and durability.


Delta Tall Fescue Grass Seed

We also offer the same high-quality, farm-grade grass seed used to grow our Delta Tall 9010 sod grass! You can order the Delta Tall Fescue grass seed with your sod order or at a later time and it will be shipped via UPS. 


West Coaster Tall Fescue Grass

The West Coaster tall fescue sod is another great option for San Jose. When thinking of the best sod for San Jose, it’s important to consider a sod grass that will not only survive but thrive in San Jose. For this reason, the West Coaster tall fescue sod is a great option! Our West Coaster Tall Fescue sod is resilient, drought tolerant, durable and will give any home or property a beautiful touch! 


West Coaster Tall Fescue Grass Seed

Be sure to get your tall fescue sod grass seed order in with your sod delivery or have it shipped at a later time!


Elite Plus Fescue Sod Grass

Our Elite Plus has been one of the best-selling grasses for years in the Bay Area, including San Jose. Elite Plus fescue sod is definitely the go-to sod grass for homeowners and realtors looking to add property value to homes for sale. Drought tolerant, low maintenance, and beautiful, Elite plus fescue sod grass is a classic choice for your sod awn!



Elite Plus Fescue Grass Seed

Sod and Seed, Inc. also offers the Elite Plus fescue grass seed to be delivered with your sod or shipped at a later time as needed. 


Enduro Dwarf Tall Fescue Sod Grass

Enduro Dwarf Tall Fescue sod grass is another fescue ideal for San Jose. The name says it, this dwarf tall fescue sod offers all the classic benefits of fescue sod grass but has a slower growth pattern for lowered maintenance needs. 

Bermuda Grass

Bermuda grass is a wise sod grass choice for San Jose because of the water savings and durability bermudagrass offers. Although bermuda grass goes dormant in the winter, it can be overseeded to have a green lawn year-round. Below are two of the top-selling bermuda grass options for San Jose. 

TIFTUF Bermuda Grass

TIFTUF is one of the best bermudagrass options on the market right now. TIFTUF bermuda grass offers drought tolerance for the hot San Jose summers and major water savings. 


Celebration Bermuda Grass

Celebration Bermuda grass has been a classic choice for bermuda grass a very long time. Like TIFTUF bermuda grass sod, the Celebration Hybrid Bermuda grass is ideal for sports fields, residential lawns or commercial lawns. 


The Best Grass for San Jose

Thank you for visiting us at Sod and Seed, Inc! We hope you have found our blog helpful in deciding the next step for your San Jose lawn. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us at 1-800-381-8163 with any additional questions or for help placing an order. If you place your order directly online, you can use code "WINTERSALE" for our current discount. Most important of all, if you find cheaper pricing, let us know and give a chance to beat their price!

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