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Advantages of Empire Zoysia

May 29, 2012 | Turfgrass Products

Empire Zoysia turf grass is a popular option when it comes to putting down sod in your yard. Why is this? For starters, it is highly adaptable – not only does it deal well with the warm climate in the southern United States, but it also exhibits good to excellent cold tolerance. Its genertic makeup allows it to perform better than other Zoysia types in the south, and it loves heat and humidity. Besides this, it is also very low maintenance. A standard rotary motor can be used on weekends to keep it maintained, and it requires only minimal de-thatching when it is maintained at its proper height. It has a thick root structure, and requires less watering than many other types of grass as well.It is also highly resistant to chinch bugs and also other chemicals that can affect the growth and beauty of your yard, requiring less maintenance than other wamr season grass.
Empire Zoysia grass was discovered in Brazil amid the lush and tropical foliage, and it is not only sturdy and weather resistant but also soft to the touch, creating a plush carpet of densely packed blades in your yard that are great for barefoot walks and picnics. A variety of activities can take place in your yard with Empire Zoysia grass, as it is also tolerant to extensive wear and tear. It is such an excellent grass that it is used in many professional capacities as well, for example, on golf courses, in theme parks, in master planned communities, outside of office complexes, and more.