West Coast Turf opens sod nursery in Mexico

Palm Desert, CA—West Coast Turf is pleased to announce the formation of West Coast Turf de Mexico. West Coast Turf de Mexico is a full service sod nursery offering custom sod production, complete turf installation, and hydroseeding/stolonizing services.  It is located in Los Planes, BCS, Mexico, near La Paz.

“This nursery will immediately service our newest golf course project in Mexico, a Tom Doak course called Bay of Dreams or “Bahia de los Suenos” built on the bay bearing the same name,” said West Coast Turf de Mexico spokesperson, Tom Stafford.  “We’re growing Sea Spray seashore paspalum.  It is the ideal grass for this area, as it’s extremely salt tolerant, and does well in warm and coastal climates.  It has a wide range of mowing heights so it can be used for several different applications.  Sea Spray is also the only seashore paspalum available commercially as both seed and sod.  Because it can be seeded it gives us some flexibility, and we don’t have to deal with the logistic issues that might happen when shipping sprigs into Mexico.”

“This new sod nursery can support the growing demand for turf from both the golf and landscape markets in Baja,” he added.

This is not the first project in Mexico for West Coast Turf.  Other projects include Querencia, Cabo del Sol, Cabo San Lucas Country Club, Cabo Real, and Palmilla Golf Club. 

“We did a lot down here in the ‘90’s.  We’re pretty excited to be back in Mexico—especially with this new seashore paspalum variety and our experienced installation crews.  We’ve been here before, and have worked with a lot of the builders and contractors already so there aren’t too many surprises.  There is definitely a need for high quality sod and grassing services in Baja, and we’re glad to be able to fill that need,” Stafford said.