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Zoysia Grass Types

Zoysia is drought and shade tolerant as well as visually appealing. Varieties range from fine to medium bladed, slow to fast-growing, and moderate to extreme shade tolerance.

Check out our specific varieties below

Zoysia is drought and shade tolerant as well as visually appealing. Varieties range from fine to medium bladed, slow to fast-growing, and moderate to extreme shade tolerance.

Check out our specific varieties below

Palisades Zoysia Grass

Palisades Zoysia is a dark green, medium-bladed lawn grass developed by Texas A&M University. Palisades Zoysia is best known for its drought tolerance, shade tolerance, cold tolerance, and slow growth. Palisades zoysia grass is our #1 seller for medium-bladed zoysias for home lawns.

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Zeon Zoysia Grass

Zeon zoysia is a fast-growing, fine-bladed zoysiagrass that is translucent green in color with a soft leaf texture. Marketed as a true “barefoot lawn grass,” zeon’s extensive root system allows it to quickly recover from drought, thrive in full sun, and have excellent shade tolerance only requiring 3 hours of direct sunlight.

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Emerald Zoysia Grass

Emerald Zoysia is a dark green, fine-bladed lawn grass. It is drought tolerant, shade tolerant, cold tolerant, and our slowest growing zoysia. Developed in 1955 by the Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station and the USDA, Emerald zoysia is our #1 seller for fine-bladed Zoysia for home lawns.

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Cavalier Zoysia Grass

Cavalier Zoysia is an emerald green, fine-bladed lawn grass. Developed by Texas A&M University, Cavalier Zoysia is very similar to Emerald Zoysia. The main differences are Cavalier is a little softer, not quite as dark green of color, grows a little faster, and is not as cold tolerant when compared to Emerald.

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Zoysia Grass Information for Texas & Louisiana

Zoysia grass is a warm-season turfgrass is one of the most diverse turfgrasses available for use in Texas and Louisiana. It is a medium-textured grass that is noted for its shade tolerance and low water use requirements. It is used on residential, commercial, and golf courses in Texas and Louisiana. Zoysia grass grows best during the warm (80 to 95 °F) months of spring, summer and early fall. It grows vigorously during this time and produce a dense, attractive lawn. Zoysiagrass will turn brown with the first fall frost and remain dormant during the winter.

Palisades Zoysia Grass for Texas & Louisiana

Texas and Louisiana Palisades Zoysia is known to be a “friendly” grass due to its high density that is especially suitable for home lawns. Due to its low light requirements, Palisades Zoysia grass is an excellent choice for low-maintenance landscapes. Palisades Zoysia is shade tolerant like a St. Augustine grass and drought tolerant like a Bermuda grass. Texas Palisades Zoysia grass features a medium blade (5-7mm) and is dark green in color. Slow growing, low fertilizer requirements, and aesthetically one of a kind, Palisades Zoysia is the #1 selling Zoysia grass in Texas and Louisiana.

Zeon Zoysia Grass for Texas & Louisiana

Aside from being an excellent choice for home lawns in Texas and Louisiana, Zeon Zoysia grass is an excellent playing surface and is the preferred choice for golf fairways, even more than Bermuda grasses. Besides the benefits for home lawns, Zeon Zoysia Grass is also the favored Zoysia sod for golf fairways in Texas. It is the most playable fairway turf on the market because of its blade density allowing the ball to sit up like it’s on a tee.

Emerald Zoysia Grass for Texas & Louisiana

Emerald Zoysia is a fine-bladed, extremely dense turf that is noted for its dark green color. Emerald is one of the slowest growing Zoysia grasses – which means you only need to mow every 7-10 in the growing season – and is the ideal turf for a home lawn. Other characteristics include cold tolerance, drought tolerance, shade tolerance and low fertilizer requirements.

Cavalier Zoysia Grass for Texas & Louisiana

With its dense growth pattern, finer texture and longer, narrower leaf blades than other Zoysias, Cavalier provides a lush, luxuriant look and feel making it a great option for Texas and Louisiana laws. It also retains its vibrant green color late into the growing season. Besides its visual appeal, Cavalier requires a minimal amount of water, pesticides and fertilizer.

Zoysia Grass Summary for Texas & Louisiana

If you are looking for a dense stand of turf in Texas or Louisiana -That’s Zoysia! Zoysia grass is a popular turfgrass for many Texas and Louisiana homeowners. Do you prefer a fine-bladed lawn? Zoysia has you covered. Prefer a thicker-bladed lawn instead? Yes, there are varieties for that, too. As you can see, Zoysia offers many varieties that suit lawns in the warm and transitional zones.

Because Zoysia can tolerate wide variations in temperature, sunlight, and water, it is widely used for lawns in temperate climates. Zoysia is used on golf courses to create fairways and teeing areas. Zoysia grasses stop erosion on slopes and are excellent at repelling weeds throughout the year. Finally, Zoysia resists disease and holds up well under traffic.

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