Zoysia grasses are quickly gaining popularity in Queensland and subtropical regions. Their drought and humidity tolerance makes them an excellent choice, but one of the things that makes Zoysia stand above the rest is that it is more resistant to pests and diseases and best of all it is lower maintenance in these climates, they are slower growing and therefore less mowing is required.
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Turf has proven to be the safest and most reliable method of achieving full green life coverage on erodible surfaces, one barrier in using turf was the maintenance costs, but not anymore, enter the Zoysia revolution…
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Maintaining your Empire™ Zoysia lawn in Queensland
Maintaining your Empire™ Zoysia lawn in Queensland is easy. Just mow regularly (although this still means 25 to 50% less than other lawns). Empire™ Zoysia isn’t fussy when it comes to mowing height. Just mow it taller in the shade, say around 50mm. Make sure you fertilise every Autumn, and preferably in Spring as well. Use a slow release fertiliser.
Even though it’s less likely you’ll have lawn grub problems with your Empire™ Zoysia lawn, it is still possible. If it does happen apply treatment quickly. It’s underground runners will make sure it recovers well.
Usually, Your neighbour’s Buffalo and Couch lawns will be attacked first, so keep an eye out for damage on their lawns. Empire™ Zoysia is good at outcompeting weeds, but even better, most grass weeds can be sprayed out without hurting the lawn. The same cannot be said for many other lawn types. Aerate if your lawn is compacted, and top dress if your lawn is uneven. That’s pretty much it. It’s easy to look after Empire™ Zoysia.
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