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EMPIRE Zoysia,

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Tbarchaser, Jun 19, 2003.

  1. Tbarchaser

    Tbarchaser LawnSite Senior Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 449

    Anyone in Florida have experience with this type of turf?
    I am building a new home and want to give this grass a try. I find St. Augustine to high maintenance and coarse for my own lawn.

    I know 75% of sod sales in FL are St Augustine.
    15% Bahia
    10% Bermuda
    5% ..other ..I am guessing "other" is Zoysia

    In this pic zoysia is in the background and St Augustine closer.

    Is this turf this good, or all hype?

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  2. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    Zoysia is premium turf here. Its not easy to say about your picture, but it appears to be zoysia. Zoysia is a very strong and thick turf.
     
  3. Floridalandcare

    Floridalandcare LawnSite Senior Member
    from Tampa
    Messages: 314

    It could also be Sea Isle #1.
     

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