Zoysia grass is beautiful, with a bright green hue that will have your lawn being the talk of the neighborhood. It is everything you want in a front or backyard turf. It has blades that are soft and its mat is dense, making it the perfect grass for your kids to play on. It’s also slow and low growing, so you won’t need to mow quite as often as with other warm season lawns.
Zoysia comes in several varieties ranging from fine to coarse textures. It is a dense, slow-growing grass which requires periodic dethatching. The good news is that it does not need to be mowed. It can tolerant foot traffic as well as high salt levels near coastal salt water.
Type: Warm season grass
Sun Exposure: Full sun to very light shade
Zoysia grass is specifically planned for certain locations:
- Beautiful, durable grass lawns
- Turf on golf courses for fairways and teeing areas
- Sports fields
- Commercial landscapes
- Slopes to stop erosion
There are many benefits to planting Zoysia Grass:
- warm-season grass with improved cold tolerance
- prefers sun, tolerates some light shade
- suitable for southern and transition zones
- heat- and drought-tolerant
- low water and maintenance requirements
- dense, traffic-tolerant growth
- develops deep root system
Zoysia grass establishes more slowly than some lawn grasses. It also turns brown when winter dormancy sets in.
Steps for Healthy Lawn
There are several steps to consider when wanting to achieve a healthy and beautiful law:
- Lawn Analysis.
- Aerate your Lawn.
- Optimal Fertilizing, Weed, Insect and Disease Control.
- Proper Watering.
- Cutting the Correct Height.
If you are not familiar with Zoysia grass, it is in your best interest to make sure you talk with or hire a Lawn Care Service that is knowledgeable in this area to know fertilization schedules, over-seeding management techniques, utilization of intense mowing schedules for shorter mowing heights than most lawns, accurate irrigation and drying procedures.
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