Re: [gardeners] Zoysia?

Kay Lancaster (
Tue, 16 Mar 1999 22:29:56 -0800 (PST)

On Tue, 16 Mar 1999, Terry King wrote:

> I have questions for friends of mine who are considering putting in a zoysia 
> lawn here in our zone 4b.  Will zoysia be hard enough here, the companies 
> claim it is hardy to -40.  Does it really live up to the claims in the brochures?  

Did they also tell you that it's a warm season grass, greening up only
in the heat of summer?  Somehow, I don't think it's quite what you want
in northern Washington state.  Northern Washington DC maybe...  ;-) 

Kay Lancaster