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Manila Grass
Scientific Name: Zoysia matrella (L.) Merr.
Synonym:
Family: Poaceae
Manila Grass (Zoysia  matrella)
Zoysia matrella
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8-9,12-34

Sun Exposure: Full sun to some shade

Origin: Philippine Islands

Growth Habits: Warm season grass, slow rate of growth

Watering Needs: Little water, one of the more drought tolerant

Propagation: Spreads by stolon and rhizomes, propagated by sprigs, slow to get established


Less winter-hardy than Zoysia japonica. Similar to bermudagrass in texture, color and quality. Susceptible to damage by nematodes.

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