Zoysia grasses, such as Platinum Zoysia, can offer you a finer-textured alternative when selecting a turf grass for your tropical, sub tropical and warm temperature conditions.
Platinum Zoysia, although producing a much finer leaf to most varieties suited to warmer climates, thrives in extreme heat and humidity. This is due to the ability Platinum Zoysia grass has to roll their leaves when under heat stress, which enables the plant to conserve water.
In addition to this, Platinum Zoysia grass has a very slow growth habit, which will greatly reduce the amount of time you will be pushing your mower around in the heat!
Furthermore, Zoysia Japonica grasses such as Platinum Zoysia have an appealing dark green colour, good shade tolerance and the ability to outcompete weeds once established. Platinum Zoysia grass provide a fine textured alternative for lawns in warmer climates, and are definitely worth considering as an option for your next turf project!