Re: [gardeners] Zoysia?

Kay Lancaster (
Thu, 18 Mar 1999 10:31:37 -0800 (PST)

On Thu, 18 Mar 1999, George Shirley wrote:

> Don't have any idea what quack grass is but it sounds worse than Johnson
> grass.

Well, it's shorter, but same rhizomatous mess underground.  But
johnsongrass occasionally catches one of the smut fungi and that
slows it down considerably.  I've never seen a sick quackgrass.
One of the very worst agricultural weeds in the upper midwest before
the advent of herbicides.  

Kay Lancaster
   just west of Portland, OR  USDA zone 8 (polarfleece)