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Zoysiagrass (Zoysia matrella & Zoysia japonica)

Identifying Characteristices
Stolons present
Rhizomes present
Leaves rolled in the bud
Ligule a fringe of hairs
Collar medium, covered with long hairs
Auricles absent
Sheaths absent
Blades short, sharp pointed
Seedhead in the form of a weak spike, spikelets alternate on two sides
Spikelets blunt at the base, round and tapering to a point
 
Tolerance Table
 
Recommendations
Mowing Height: 0.5 to 2 inches
Establishment: Seed (Some Cultivars), Sod, Sprigs
Fertilization: 2 to 5 lbs/ 1000 ft2/ Year
Adaptation: Statewide [View Map]
 
General Description
A medium to fine perennial that spreads by short rhizomes and stolens. Develops into a desirable turf in warm areas but turns brown with frost in cooler areas. Nearly always planted vegetatively. Grown as far north as Connecticut west to Nebraska and then California. Performs best in hot dry areas
 
Current Articles
Common Bermudagrass Control in Zoysiagrass
Weed HTML PDF
Suggested Weed Control for Bermudagrass, Centipedegrass and
     Zoysiagrass Sod Fields
Weed HTML PDF
Zoysiagrass Cultivation
 PDF
Zoysiagrass Green-up Problems
Tech Center tc07 PDF
Zoysiagrass Lawn Calendar
 PDF
Zoysiagrass Lawn Management
UGA Coop. Ext. Ser. Leaflet 395HTMLPDF
 
Common Problems
Bill Bugs
Large Patch
Zoysiagrass Mites
 
Popular Cultivars
Seed
Vegetative
Chinese Common
Emerald
Zenith
Empire
Meyer
El Toro
DeAnza
Jamur
Victoria
Zeon
Zorro
 
 
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