If you are looking for a thick blanket of deep green to cover your yard, this is a turfgrass that has definitely raised the bar for all southern grasses. Discovered in Brazil amid the lush, tropical foliage, it’s no wonder Empire™ Zoysia thrives in hot and humid areas. You might not expect a turfgrass this strong to also be soft. Empire™ Zoysia’s plush carpet of densely packed blades is extremely soft to the touch, making it perfect for bare feet. It is the ideal grass for areas used extensively by families big and small as it will sustain excessive wear and tear. Its deep root structure makes it drought tolerant, meaning it requires less watering over time. It adapts to a wide range of soil types and is naturally chinch bug resistant. This grass is best in areas where it will have a minimum of 5 hours of mid-day sun. Take your shoes off and step onto one of the most beautiful southern grasses!