California Native Sod Selection

California native sod selection is based off the grasses that were native to the areas of California before being populated. This means all the grasses listed in this sod native selection were naturally occurring before 1800 A.D. As we describe below these grasses will be more suited to the conditions in your area and for this require 50% less water vs a standard version of the grass. 

Native Sod vs Traditional Sod

Native sod or grass will typically have a tougher exterior and be higher heat tolerant. These Natives have been tested at 50% watering capacity, allowing the most drought tolerance nature can provide. Native grasses are all Perrenials meaning they will all live throughout the whole year though some may slow growth during the colder months. Here we present our list of the top Native grasses of California.