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I'm interested in replacing my lawn with Zoysia (Empire or Empress). But I've heard it's intolerant of low temperature.

Using the USDA Hardiness scale, what is the minimum it would tolerate?

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After doing some research, I was able to find the answer here and confirm it here. To summarise :

  • Zoysia is a warm season grass
  • Recommended minimum USDA Zone 6
  • The best range is 7 - 9
  • Zoysia will thrive up to Zone 11

I hope this can save someone else some time.

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