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De Anza Zoysia

Overview

FOR USE ON SPORTS FIELDS AND GOLF COURSES

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Accepting of shade, heat, drought, saline soils, and close mowing, De Anza zoysia also has the blue-green color of bluegrass, and fine, firm texture.  It offers the fastest coverage, and greatest wear tolerance of West Coast Turf’s zoysiagrasses.  De Anza requires less maintenance and stays green longer into the fall than other types of warm-season grasses.

Features & Benefits

Color
  • Beautiful blue-green.
Texture
  • Fine and firm.
Performance
  • Stiff, upright leaf blades offers superior wear tolerance.
  • Provides a low-growing, dense stand of turf without the thatch associated with other warm-season turfgrasses.
  • Dense growth habit provides a weed-free, carpet-like cushion.
  • Spreads rapidly for quick establishment and recovery from injury.
  • Withstands heat, drought, shade, and saline water and soils.
  • Requires up to one-third less water, fertilizer, and herbicides than other warm- season grasses.
  • Needs up to one-third less mowing and edging than other warm season grasses.
  • Retains blue-green color longer into the fall than Emerald, Belair, or Meyer.
  • Holds up to close mowing
Climate
  • Thrives in warm to hot climates USDA zones 7-11.
Shade Tolerance
  • Moderately shade tolerant, requires full sun most of the day.
Mowing
  • ½”-3”
  • Reel mower preferred.

Options
  • Regular sod: Comes in 16” x 72” rolls with ½” of soil.  Each weighs approximately 45 lbs.  Great for normal conditions.
  • Big-roll sod: is 42” x 105’, allowing large areas to be sodded quickly and efficiently.  Great for large sports fields, parks, and cemeteries.
  • Thick-cut sod: has up to 2” soil base that provides anchorage for the sod until its roots knit to the subsoil.  Ideal for renovating a sports field that needs to be put back in play within a few days.
  • Washed Sod: has had the soil removed from the roots to help eliminate sod-to-soil incompatibilities and to help the sod knit to the soil faster. Reduces shipping weight.