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Zoysia ‘Emerald’

Emerald Zoysia
Poaceae (Gramineae)
Ground covers, Turf Grasses

ZOYSIA

These Asian natives tend to spread slowly, are fairly deep rooted. Dormant and straw-colored during the winter; turn green in spring. Use for lawns and groundcovers. Plant using sod, sprigs, stolons, or plugs. Mow lawns 1–2 in. high.

Zoysia ‘Emerald’

Hybrid between Z. japonica and Z. tenuifolia. Makes wiry, dark green, prickly-looking turf. Dense blades are hard to cut. More frost-tolerant than other zoysias.

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