EMPIRE Turf® Zoysia is a revolutionary medium-bladed, dark green zoysiagrass. It features excellent wear tolerance, requires less mowing and chemical applications, and is chinch bug resistant. More importantly, Empire Turf allows the water supply to be shut off in severe periods of drought without the danger of permanently harming the lawn. EMPIRE Turf…one lawn…many benefits. EMPIRE is the perfect choice for southern home lawns. EMPIRE is The Proven Zoysia grass, thriving in areas where others are not well adapted.

We will call and email to confirm your order prior to delivery. Place any special instructions in the notes section of the checkout page. Oakland Plantation does everything possible to deliver on your selected date, but weather at the farm or your location can sometimes mean delays. If this occurs we will notify you as early as possible and schedule a new date. Thank you for choosing Oakland Plantation Turf Farm! Looking for a large quantity? We're happy to help! Instant Quote Isn't Available In Your Area Enter your information below and we will send a custom quote for your project. Thanks! Be sure your vehicle or trailer is capable of hauling sod! Each pallet can weigh up to 2500LBS. A full size truck such as an F150 or Silverado 1500 can hold 1 pallet. Most tandem axle trailers can hold up to 2. You will be emailed or texted pickup address and order number along with directions and instructions. Looking for a large quantity? We're happy to help! I'm sorry, we didn't find any results. However, if you enter contact information below we'd be happy to generate you a custom quote. Otherwise, please update your information above and click 'get pickup options' for more options.

EMPIRE Turf® Characteristics


  • Home, Commercial, Golf, Sports
  • Blade-width: 5-7mm
  • Feel: Very Soft
  • Soils: Sandy, Clay
  • Growth: Rhizomes, stolons


  • Color: Blue-Green
  • Fall Color Retention: Very Good
  • Spring Green Up: Average

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  • Mower: Standard Rotary, Reel
  • Height: 1-2″
  • Weed Control: Very Good
  • Insect Resistance: Excellent
  • Disease Resistance: Very Good

ss_assets_icon_shade-blue-1 WEAR TOLERANCE

  • Wear: Very Good
  • Injury Recovery: Very Good

ss_assets_icon_shade-blue-1 SHADE TOLERANCE

  • Shade: Good

ss_assets_icon_shade-blue-1  DROUGHT TOLERANCE

  • Drought: Very Good