Zoysia tenuifolia


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Related to Zoysia tenuifolia: Zoysia japonica, Zoysia matrella
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Noun1.Zoysia tenuifolia - Asiatic creeping perennial grassZoysia tenuifolia - Asiatic creeping perennial grass; introduced in southern United States as a drought-resistant lawn grass
zoysia - any of several creeping grasses of the genus Zoysia
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Augustine) T Zoysia japonica (Japanese lawn grass) T Zoysia matrella (Manila grass) MT Zoysia tenuifolia (Korean grass) MS Digitaria didactyla Wild (Serangoongrass) MT The rating is based on soil salt test levels, sensitive <3 dS [m.sup.-1], moderate sensitive 3-6 dS [m.sup.-1], moderate tolerant 6-10 dS [m.sup.-1], and tolerant >10 dS [m.sup.-1].
A patch of Zoysia tenuifolia adds shag-rug coziness to the main seating area.
Three species of zoysia grass are suitable for use as lawns: Manila grass or Japanese carpet grass (Zoysia matrella), Japanese lawn grass (Zoysiajaponica) and Mascarene grass (Zoysia tenuifolia).