zoysia sod prices?

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by d.m.d., May 4, 2008.

  1. d.m.d.

    d.m.d. LawnSite Member
    Posts: 72

    i have a spot 30x35' i need to sod.the guy i contacted tells me i need 3 skids at a total of 540 bucks.that sems like a lot of money to do a area that size.am i being to cheap or what?
     
  2. d.m.d.

    d.m.d. LawnSite Member
    Posts: 72

    20 views and no responses.come on i know you fellas lay sod once in a while.
     
  3. Jay Ray

    Jay Ray LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,510

    I have one lawn with Zoysia, no irrigation, and it goes dormant very fast in the heat here. In the long drought after Katrina we thought it might be dead but it did come back. I've never seen it advertised or being installed in this area. I've no idea about pricing.
     
  4. Eakern & Dog

    Eakern & Dog LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 431

    That is about right for 3 pallets of zoysia.
     
  5. ATVracer

    ATVracer LawnSite Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 346

    I can get it for less than $400 here. Is this for your own yard? If so use half the amount and stagger it. The sod pieces will spread and fill in what you didn't sod.
     
  6. JFF

    JFF LawnSite Member
    Posts: 248

    For where I live that would be a bargain. And you will love the zoysia.
     
  7. DiyDave

    DiyDave LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,695

    Around here, you will need 116 yds. That's at about 50 yds per pallet, that's 2-3/4 pallets. You can stretch and stagger, but it will take a year or 2 to knit together. Around here, it has been about 3 times as expensive as northern (KBG or TF) sod. That price doesn't sound real bad!
     

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