Empire Zoysia Sod in Atlanta, GA

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Empire Zoysia is one of the most popular Atlanta sod options because of its versatility. It is very easy to take care of as it requires very little maintenance.

Atlanta Empire Zoysia

While thorough watering is necessary when your Empire Zoysia is just getting acclimated, once established watering is only necessary when dehydration is visible. In fact, overwatering can lead to excessive growth, disease and root rot. Empire Zoysia is also very resistant to pests and weeds. As a soft, beautiful grass that is resistant to pests and diseases, it's one of the most popular sod selections in Atlanta.


Hot Weather Tolerance: Tolerates high heat and humidity well
Shade Tolerance: Good
Wear Resistance: Very Good
Salt Tolerance: Very Good
Injury Recovery: Very Good
Winter Color: Dormant
Mowing Height: 1-2 inches with a standard rotary or reel lawnmower
Disease, Weed and Insect Resistance: Very resistant to disease and weeds, excellent resistance against insects.

General Maintenance


Do not apply more than 3 lbs. of nitrogen fertilizer per 1,000 feet per year. While nitrogen drives top growth and greening, excessive fertilizing will cause more frequent mowing and diseases.


Water a total of 1 inch per week. Overwatering can lead to excessive growth and severe damage to the lawn.


Cut grass down to a height of 1 to 2 inches using a standard rotary or reel lawnmower.

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If you're interested in outfitting your Atlanta property with Empire Zoysia sod, please give us a call or send us an email today for a quote. We are happy to help you achieve the goals you have for your Atlanta property.

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We are a disabled veteran owned small business with over 20 years of combined experience in Georgia sod.