Sod Varieties

Tennessee Sod Varieties

Tennesse Sod GrassEl Toro ZoysiaResearch has shown El Toro to be one of the most drought tolerant turfgrasses ever released. El Toro thrives in low fertility enviroments. It is adaptable to a wide range of soils and ph levels. El Toro grows very well in shaded environments. El Toro forms a dense turfgrass stand that holds up to heavy foot traffic.

Uses:

  • Residential or commercial use
  • Golf course
  • Sports fields
  • Shady areas
  • Very low maintenance
Advantages:

  • Requires less water than other Zoysia varieties
  • Requires less fertilizer than other Zoysia varieties
  • Most shade tolerant Zoysia on the market
  • Superior traffic tolerance
  • Great cold tolerance
El Toro Zoysia
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Uses:

  • Residential or commercial use
  • Golf course
  • High End Sports fields
  • Home putting greens
Advantages:

  • Thin bladed Zoysia that can tolerate a rotary mower
  • Superior traffic tolerance
  • Very cold tolerant for a thin bladed Zoysia
  • Can tolerant some shade
  • Drought tolerant
Volunteer Zoysia Sod

PTT Fescue Blend

PTT Fescue Blend is a turf-type tall, fine fescue grass grown from seed. This is quality fescue that grows well in all areas of fescue adaptation. Palmer’s Turf Nursery hand-picks fescue varieties each year to provide you with sod that has the best heat, drought, and disease resistances available.

In addition to the benefits all tall, fine fescue grass varieties have, PTT Fescue Blend Fescue has superior Rhizoctonia brown patch resistance, exceptional salt tolerance, and a much stronger shade tolerance. PTT Fescue Blend Fescue is by far the most popular turf grass choice in the Tennessee Valley.

Uses:

  • Residential or commercial turf
  • Parks and cemeteries
  • Recreational and sports turf
  • Sod production
  • Golf course roughs or bunkers
  • Roadsides and airport runways
  • Reclamation projects
  • Low maintenance uses
  • Saline soils and water areas
Advantages:

  • Has the ability to repair itself
  • Grows healthy in the State of Tennessee
  • Grass seed is blended specifically for thriving in Tennesee
  • Beautiful green color all season long
Tennessee fescue

Meyer Zoysia

Also called Z-52, this grass variety is an improved cultivar of Zoysia japonica. It has a medium, dark-green color with intermediate leaf texture and shoot density. Meyer Zoysia is slightly less shade tolerant than Emerald Zoysia. It also has the fastest spring green-up. The most cold tolerant zoysia grass, it is grown as far north as Pennsylvania and Missouri. This is the zoysia grass often advertised as the “super” grass in newspapers and magazines.

Meyer can be established using plugs, sprigs, or sod and is excellent for lawns.

Uses:

  • Residential or commercial use
  • Golf course
  • Very low maintenance use
Advantages:

  • Dense turf prevents development of weeds
  • Very green turf in the summer
  • Can tolerate some shade
  • Pest and disease resistant
  • Excellent hot and cold tolerances
  • Stands up to foot traffic
  • Tolerates close mowing
Tennesee Meyer Zoysia

Emerald Zoysia

Emerald Zoysia is a hybrid Zoysia and was developed in the 1960’s. It has a very slow growth habit and requires the most care of any other Zoysia grass. Emerald Zoysia requires a reel mower to be maintained correctly.

Uses:

  • High end residential
  • Golf course
  • Home putting greens
Advantages:

  • Dense turf prevents development of weeds
  • Very green turf in the summer
  • Superior traffic tolerance
  • Pest and disease resistant
  • Drought tolerant
  • Stands up to foot traffic
  • Tolerates close mowing
Emerald Zoysia Sod
Tennessee Grass