Platinum TE™ Paspalum

Platinum TE™ Paspalum (Paspalum vaginatum) is ideal for:

  •  Golf Course Rough
  •  Golf Course Fairways
  •  Golf Course Tee Boxes
  •  Golf Course Greens
  •  Sports Fields
  •  Reclamation

Platinum TE™ Paspalum, introduced in 2007 by Turf Ecosystems and Dr. Ron R. Duncan, revolutionized the turfgrass market. This naturally selected paspalum is perfect for installation tee-to-green.

Platinum TE now covers the globe with projects in six of the seven continents. This naturally selected paspalum is perfect for installation tee-to-green. Platinum TE is an environmentally sustainable, salt-tolerant turfgrass with superior appearance, playability and maintenance benefits for golf courses, sports venues, and other turfgrass areas.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar chose Platinum TE Paspalum as the exclusive turfgrass for all stadiums and training sites. Extensive testing proved Platinum TE to be the most durable and shade-tolerant turfgrass of those evaluated, as well as the quickest to recover. Atlas Turf International is the exclusive source for Platinum TE Paspalum in the region.
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Product Features:

  • Shiny, exceptionally dark green color
  • Very fine leaf texture
  • Exceptional canopy density
  • Superior low light intensity tolerance
  • Rapid rooting and establishment from sprigs
  • Aggressive grow-in from surface stolons
  • Excellent disease resistance with proper management
  • Tolerance of a wide range of mowing heights
  • Minimal seed head production when under stress

Platinum TE™ Paspalum Characteristics:

Platinum TE has the finest leaf blade with excellent green color that can be closely mowed to heights below 1/8 inch.

Water Quality Tolerance:

The most outstanding feature of Platinum TE is its exceptional salt tolerance. It will proliferate in soils irrigated with water containing 5,500 ppm of salt.

Disease Tolerance:

Platinum TE has superior disease tolerance, outperforming all other paspalums.

Weed Tolerance:

Platinum TE spreads quickly during establishment and forms a dense turf which will compete with the presence of weeds when properly maintained.

Insect/Pest Tolerance:

Platinum TE is susceptible to insects that feed on foliage of grasses.


All paspalum selections are sterile and must be propagated by transferring stolons or sod.

For more information about Platinum TE™ Paspalum or to place an order, call +1 706-407-1894 or send us a message.

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