empire zoysia turf


empire zoysia turf facts
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EMPIRE™ Zoysia is easy growing and adaptable. It’s well-suited to Australian conditions, from Darwin to Tasmania, and from Sydney to Perth.

EMPIRE™ performs well in all soil types, including clay and sandy soils. The deep root and underground runner system allows it to endure extreme climates, therefore

EMPIRE™ can handle heat and humidity as well as sub-zero temperatures.
Requiring less mowing, fertiliser and weeding than other grass types, EMPIRE™ Zoysia has earnt its title as “the low maintenance lawn”.

EMPIRE™ is an efficient water user and highly drought tolerant. It’s an ideal choice for areas with low rainfall or council water restrictions.



  • Eye-catching dark green colour
  • Soft to the touch and underfoot
  • Fine-medium leaf
  • Early spring green-up (where dormant in cooler climates)


  • Medium shade tolerance
  • Very low maintenance
  • Less mowing
  • High wear tolerance
  • High salt tolerance
  • Good resistance to insects and diseases
  • Produces low seed head (common irritant to people with allergies)

Climatic performance

  • Very high drought tolerance
  • Performs in heat and humidity
  • Medium cold tolerance
  • Grows in most parts of Australia

Environmental benefits

  • Low water usage
  • Reduced fertiliser requirements
  • Reduced insecticide, herbicide and fungicide requirements


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