Korean Grass’

FAMILY: Zoysia

USES: Lawn, low growing groundcover. Does well in Japanese gardens, near streams, ponds, water features, around pools, courtyards and under canopied trees.

SIZE: Grows 15cm tall with a runner spread at a rate of 10 – 20 cm p/a.

LOCATION: Full sun to partial shade. Does well in both coastal and interior regions with some protection from direct sea wind or hot, dry desert wind.

SOIL: Best in an organically enriched free draining fertile soil with a pH 6.1 – 6.5, mildly acidic. Will show leaf chlorosis if soil is too alkaline or saline.

FERTILISER: Apply a slow release 14:14:14 NPK every six months.

WATER: Keep soil moist. Not very drought tolerant. Does not accept over irrigation or waterlogging.