Meyer's zoysia has been commercially available for more than 60 years, It is one of the most common varieties of zoysia that has been used by landscapers in the southern United States. It has a thick lush appearance and a medium leaf texture of 3mm to 5mm. Meyer's zoysia will look great in any home application where the area does not get too much traffic. Does well with a rotary mower and needs to be cut in a range of 3/4 inch to 1 1/2 inches in height.
Medium leaf texture 3mm to 5mm
Withstands normal foot traffic
Recovery from damage a little slower than other zoysias
Good shade tolerance
Meyer Zoysia does well in warm weather conditions
This grass works well for USDA zones 7 to 10
Handles 45 percent shade
This grass is aesthetically attractive and has a nice color and leaf texture. It is resistant to fall Army worms. It has a soft feel and is nice to walk on with bare feet. The grass can be mowed with a rotary mower and is easy to maintain. Since Meyer's has been on the market so long, most maintenance companies are familiar with the timing of pre-emergeny herbicides that work well with the grass.
Does not recover from damage like other grasses. Uses more water than some of the newer strains of zoysia. Has a problem with brown patch, dollar spot, and rust.