Zoysia ( Zoysia japonica )

Zoysiagrass originated from areas in Southeast Asia, China and Japan. It is a low growing, heat resistant creeping grass. Zoysia is slow to establish but aggressive and competes with weeds for its own space. Zoysia is a warm season grass that can be grown further north than many of the other warm season grasses. It makes one of the most beautiful, carpeted lawns when fully established.