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How Thick Does Turf Online Cut Its Turf?


Turf is made up of three components, soil, thatch and the sward.

Turf Online’s Turf Thickness Guide

  • The thatch or the fibrous part is between 5 and 15mm.
  • The soil on the back of the turf is between 5 and 15mm.
  • The sward or cutting height of the grass is generally no more than 35mm.

How Is Our Turf Prepared?

When preparing an area for turf to ensure a level runoff onto a patio or driveway you should allow for a turf thickness of 12 to 20mm.

For more information, you can look at our turf range here.