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