El Toro Zoysia was tested at Purdue University and demonstrated a high level of drought resistance and good cold tolerance. El Toro is easy to maintain with a rotary mower and requires low nitrogen. El Toro’s dark green color and great density provide a high quality turf perfect for residential and commercial installations.


• GOOD shade performance
• DROUGHT resistance
• TRAFFIC tolerance
• COLD hardy
• LOW nitrogen requirements
• MEDIUM leaf blade
• DARK green color
• RECOMMENDED mowing height 1” – 2” with a rotary mower


• SOIL TEST recommended; PH 6.0-7.0
• WARM season; dormant in winter
• LOW fertility
• Full SUN and some SHADE
• OVERSEEDING not recommended

The Zeon zoysia I received from NG Turf has met and exceeded my expectations for this application, partial shade. The service I received from NG Turf helping me to choose the proper turf was exceptional.

Paul Kelley Shamrock Land

The Zeon Zoysia here at New Orleans Country Club has proved to have superior shade and drought tolerance while providing a great surface to play from.

Neil Mayberry Golf Course Superintendent New Orleans Country Club

Zeon Zoysiagrass is a wonderful all around turfgrass. It is a great choice between the wider bladed Meyer but not as fine as Emerald. Very traffic tolerant, drought tolerant and durable. When installed properly this grass gives instant satisfaction.

Larry Taylor Accent Nursery and Landscaping