Zoysia Grass

Zoysia Grass: A Turf Variety for High-Traffic Lawns

Scientific name Zoysia japonica, Zoysia is a drought, shade and frost tolerant grass popular for its ability to cope well in extreme conditions. With a mat-forming exterior, Zoysia has smooth leaf blades that grow vertically forming a unique appearance that is highly popular.

Zoysia- The enthusiasts choice.

  • Unique, textured look
  • Non invasive
  • Slow growing
  • Disease resistant
  • Resistant to most pests
  • Drought tolerant and adaptive
  • Frost resistant
  • Thrives in humidity
  • Play and high wear area cultivars available

Water requirement

Growth rate

Wear tolerance



Sun requirement

Zoysia with Green Oasis

Zoysia is always an excellent choice, particularly for front yard lawns that serve as a centre piece to the front of the property. There a several cultivars available in Australia that cater to clients individual needs, raging from pricey to more affordable options. Inquire with us today for professional and friendly advice on all thing Zoysia!

Zoysia is treasured for it’s unique, breath taking look. Very much the enthusiasts choice, while adaptable and very resilient to pests and disease, you get out of Zoysia what you put in.

Zoysia Grass Frequently Asked Questions

Zoysia is a warm-weather grass that thrives in both hot and cold climates. This grass type needs sunlight (6 to 8 hours of daily exposure) but does well in partial shade. Grows best in the Southern and Transitional regions. Is heat resilient and tolerant of drought conditions.

1 to 2 ½ inches

Depending on your specific location and management, zoysia grass cultivars’ ideal mowing height may vary from 1 to 2½ inches. Turfgrass farmers suggest a mowing height of 1½ inches for most zoysia grass in partial shade.

Zoysia grass establishes swiftly in warm weather if utilised as a lawn. Zoysia grasses will take a week longer to establish than other types of lawns if planted in early spring or fall, but they are far less effort!
Zoysia grass is a low-maintenance, durable grass that thrives in full to moderate shade and can withstand light to medium traffic. Bermuda grass, on the other hand, is resilient and may stand up to heavier traffic, including youngsters frequently playing on the lawn. Zoysia, although robust, may not be able to withstand regular wear and tear like Bermuda.

Zoysia plugs are difficult to install and produce slow effects. It takes approximately 3 to 5 years for zoysia plugs planted on a 1-foot grid to spread and cover a surface area. To get faster results, plant the zoysiums closer together.

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