El Toro Zoysia

El Toro sod is the most drought tolerant Zoysia variety and also tolerates shade well. It is easy to maintain with a rotary mower and requires less nitrogen than other grasses. El Toro’s dark green color and density provide a high quality turf, perfect for residential and commercial installations. 

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Performance Ratings

DROUGHT RESISTANCE
SHADE PERFORMANCE
DISEASE RESISTANCE
TRAFFIC TOLERANCE
SPEED OF RECOVERY

Characteristics

APPEARANCE
Medium leaf blade; dark green color in growing season, warm brown in dormancy; good fall color retention

SHADE TOLERANCE
Medium

DROUGHT TOLERANCE
Medium; higher than any other Zoysia

MAINTENANCE
Low

Technical Data

  • Excellent drought resistance
  • High traffic tolerance
  • Low fertility requirements
  • Low mowing frequency
  • Full sun to partial shade
  • Cold hardy
  • pH 6.0–7.0

Best Usage

  • Golf — Fairways, tees and roughs
  • Landscape — Home lawns, commercial properties

Maintenance Guide