The highlights of Kurapia®, including very low water use, tolerance of a wide range of soil types and severe salinity conditions, erosion control and weed suppression ability are research data supported. Bred in Japan from the native Lippia nodiflora, patented, sterile selection and is non-invasive, has been tested by UC Riverside, UC Davis, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Cooperative Extension, Cal Poly SLO and Desert Research Institute. Visit www.Kurapia.com for detail.
Kurapia SOD from Delta Bluegrass was planted by EcoTech Services on January 27, 2016 in San Gabriel, California. The images show how Kurapia set the landscape about 30 days later after it was planted. The area is approximately 900sf and the total cost including labor, hauling turf removal, and Kurapia was about $4,700.00. The cost does not include the cost of irrigation. The homeowner did apply for the turf rebate through MWD and product rebate.
Gayle Anderson reported UC Tested Utility Ground cover, Kurapia as a new plant product that can us water and water bill on her program, Drought Watch on Los Angeles KTLA Morning News. Mr. Edward L. Wallace, a landscape contractor of Midwest Landscaping in Long Beach, California was interviewed and assisting the program professionally. Thanks to Gayle and Edward for introducing Kurapia to making better environment for our community!!