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Zoysia Grass Seed


Zenith brand Zoysia is a warm season grass seed that exhibits a medium texture and medium green color. Zoysia grass seed forms a very dense turf by spreading above ground and underground runners. Since Zenith is slow growing it is less invasive than bermudagrass and needs less mowing than other types of grasses. Like other warm season grasses Zenith will go dormant and turn brown during cold winter months but will green up in early spring.

  • Outstanding heat and wear tolerance
  • Needs less mowing than most grasses
  • Good shade tolerance
  • Low water needs
  • Widely adapted to varying soil and climate types.

Zenith Zoysia is used straight as a lawn or mixed with other grasses to increase the drought tolerance of a lawn. Zenith has excellent heat and drought tolerance and will survive a low water schedule. It produces a dense turf with outstanding wear tolerance for high traffic areas.

Seeding Rates

New seeding: Sow one pound to 300 square feet. rate can be increased to speed up germination and establishment period.


Best to sow seed in March through September.
Germination: 21-28 days, with establishment in 10-12 weeks

Adaptability & Care

Watering: Should be 1 to 2 times per week during growing season.
Fertilization: Minimal fertilizing during growing season.
Mowing height: 1.5 in. to 2.5 in. as needed with a sharp mower.

Ingredients & Specifications

Zoysia Japonica “Zenith”
95% Minimum purity.
80% Minimum germination.
1,000,000 seeds per pound.

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