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Zenith Zoysia 5 lb. 1,000 sq. ft. Grass Seed and Mulch

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  • Pre-mixed, weed-resistant Zoysia grass seed and BIO-170 mulch
  • Lawn care for new growth, bare spots and thin areas in lawn
  • Covers up to 1,000 sq. ft. with 7-21 day seed germination
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About This Product

Grow a self-spreading, weed- resistant, sun and cold tolerant lawn that stays green longer into the fall season. Pennington Zoysia grass seed and BIO-170 natural mulch are pre-mixed to ensure accurate seed application. Spreads to fill in bare spots and thin areas in your lawn.

Highlights

  • Combination zoysia grass seed and bio 170 organic mulch granules pre-mixed in 1 bag
  • Bio-170 mulch granules are 100% biodegradable and retain moisture to help promote seed germination
  • New lawn growth and spot repair for existing zoysia grass lawns
  • Spreads by above ground stolons
  • Excellent traffic tolerance
  • Drought tolerant
  • Best for full sun (8 plus hours of sun per day)
  • Germinates in 7-days-21-days
  • Covers up to 1,000 sq. ft.
  • Return Policy

Product Information

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Model # 100532366

Store SKU # 625548

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Specifications

Dimensions: H 16 in, W 7.5 in, D 3.55 in

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)

1000 sq ft

Product Depth (in.)

3.55 in

Product Height (in.)

16 in

Product Size

5 LB-Pound

Product Width (in.)

7.5 in

Details

Drought Tolerance

High Drought Tolerance

Foot Traffic Tolerance

High Traffic Tolerance

Grass Climate

Warm-Season

Grass Seed Use

New Lawn, Overseeding

Grass Type

Zoysia

Landscape Supply Type

Seeds

Max New Lawn Seeding Coverage Area (sq. ft.)

1000

Max Overseeding Coverage Area (sq. ft.)

1000

Organic

No

Pack Size

1

Product Weight (lb.)

5 lb

Region

South Florida, Southeast, Southeast-Central Texas, Southwest, Southwest Mountain

Returnable

90-Day

Seed Type

Grass

Questions & Answers

7Questions
caret
Q:This seems to take a few seasons to really take off ..just wondering if I can mix with another faster growing grass seed to have somewhat of a lawn until this takes over?
by|Apr 2, 2019
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A:  Zoysia can mix, but only in early stages, dos not germinate well in established lawns.

by|Apr 6, 2019

    A:  Yes rye grass would be good

    by|Apr 11, 2020

      A:  I believe that using fresh zosia grass plugs although more expensive by far, yet cheaper than flats or full pallets of sod, might work better, as zosia spreads usually well compared to other grass types, so patience is paramount!

      by|Jun 2, 2021

      A:  Yes this takes a little while to come in, but works very well. If you want a faster lawn then I would suggest using some zoysia plugs as well.

      by|Apr 6, 2019

        A:  Please contact our customer service department toll-free at 1-800-285-7333 so we may assist you further. Thank you.

        by|Jun 19, 2022
          caret
          Q:My lawn is mostly weeds and I want to make it nice. Someone told me to put down Zoysia seeds and it should overtake the weeds and grow. Is this true?
          by|Oct 13, 2018
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          A:  Zoysia will overtake weeds without you having to water or fertilize, it's true! It even grows much more slowly and requires less mowing. My last lawn was zoysia and I am working to put it on my next one! But I have heard it took a long time to develop seeds for zoysia and was not easy, and I really don't know if they work or not vs sod or plugs. I put down plugs and seeds last time, and it seemed to take two years before I noticed anything come up. After that, it went fast. It grew in shade and on slopes I had trouble keeping grass on before. I'm not sure if the seeds or plugs are what came up. There are also few different varieties of zoysia, and I don't know what the seeds produce. I was told the seeds were only for warmer climates. The plugs work fine in mid atlantic region. Seeds would be easier for sure! In any case, I would highly recommend zoysia. It does turn a nice shade of gold wheat in winter, though which you have to be comfortable with. It can be so thick that fallen leaves look like they sit on top, not in it! It feels firm and spongy under foot too!

          by|Apr 16, 2021
            3 found this answer helpful

            A:  Hi PaulQ, We recommend using an herbicide to eradicate the weeds first, then after a waiting period, put down the seed. This gives the seed better room to germinate and mature, rather than starting out fighting weed roots. After time, a well maintained Zenith Zoysia lawn will prevent weeds from growing. Thanks!

            by|Apr 16, 2021
              1 found this answer helpful

              A:  NO. You need to kill the weeds and grass with Round Up in May. Then in June, rake the ground with a metal rack and spread the seed and fertilizer. You need to water the seeds everyday for 30 days and keep moist. After two grass cuts you can spray Weed Be Gone. Zoysia grows slow and weeds grow fast and will overtake the lawn. ON your third summer, the Zoysia will be dominate in the yard and you will never need Weed Be Gone again.

              by|Apr 16, 2021
                2 found this answer helpful

                A:  Yes. That is true. Kinda. Zoysia Is practically an invasive species. The answer to your question depends on how fast you want results. Zoysia seed Sleeps the first year you put it down, creeps the second year, and leaps the third year. Since it takes about three years to get a hearty root base and full maturity from the plant you will not see instant results. In order for it to take over all the entire lawn it would take more like 5 to 6 years and there’s no guarantee it would eliminate every species of unwanted plant growth you have. Zoysia is also rather expensive at first but will save you money over the life of the lawn since you don’t have to water it like a rye/fescue mix or blue grass. Zoysia during a drought will simply go dormant and turn yellow and wait for rain, then perk right back up. It’s very hearty but it has its quirks. Not very comfortable to walk on either as it’s a wide blade variety and it’s shoots stand up rather firmly but it’s low maintenance and a bueatiful shade of dark green.

                by|May 8, 2020
                  3 found this answer helpful

                  A:  Not necessarily. I would recommend killing off everything in the yard, and prepping the ground to be seeded. It is likely too late to seed zoysia this year. You can seed in annual Ryegrass for the winter. It seems very easily and will look great through the cold months. In the spring, you will have a decent ground cover with the ryegrass, and you can then properly seed the Zoysia. Zoysia is a fantastic choice for a permanent lawn. Good luck!

                  by|Apr 16, 2021
                    1 found this answer helpful

                    A:  It worked for me. Spring of 2017 one side of my yard was packed with weed. After purchasing and applying this product, by mid summer up till now Oct. 2018, my whole yard is very thick, beautiful and weed free.

                    by|Jun 2, 2019
                      2 found this answer helpful

                      A:  I should, Zoysia is a very dense turf, but I would try and eliminate weeds before planting

                      by|Oct 16, 2018

                        A:  Don't use the zoysia seeds, get the zoysia sod

                        by|Aug 12, 2022

                          A:  If you kill the weeds first then mow as low as you can before seeding. Keep watered and next spring use a warm weather grasses herbicide to spray the weeds that return- of course after the zoysia has greened up and is growing. Will take app a year to completely grow in.

                          by|Aug 1, 2019
                            caret
                            Q:Can you say me shipping cost for Italy? To IT 70056
                            by|May 23, 2017
                            2 Answers
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                            A:  unable to ship to italy

                            by|May 4, 2023

                              A:  Pennington is a wholesale company only. You will have to work with an online merchant that handles grass seed to answer this question.

                              by|May 4, 2023
                                caret
                                Q:Is it good for New York areas.?
                                by|Aug 26, 2016
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                                A:  I live in northwest NJ and have zoysia grass. The fact that the grass turns brown in the fall/winter season does not bother me at all. Once the spring comes, the lawn flourishes throughout the season until mid to late October until it starts turning brown again. I have a regiment I follow as far as fertilizing for the 15 years I have owned the house, and can tell you that every one of my neighbors comments that I have the best looking lawn on the block. I do get full sun which helps. I can count on one hand how many dandelions I get on my entire property every year as compared to my neighbors. While the conditions in the northeast are not optimal for zoysia grass, it can still flourish with proper care.

                                by|Apr 26, 2019
                                  1 found this answer helpful

                                  A:  Zoysia is a warm season grass and will establish better in warmer climates. This product is not recommended for New York.

                                  by|May 4, 2023
                                    2 found this answer helpful

                                    A:  No, this product is good for following regions: South Florida,Southeast,Southeast-Central Texas,Southwest,Southwest Mountain.

                                    by|May 4, 2023
                                      1 found this answer helpful

                                      A:  I live in Northeast NJ. We bought our house in 2009 and noticed our entire block, and many other lawns in town, have zoysia grass. It grows thick, few weeds, low maintenance (when established) and looks great. The only thing I don't like about zoysia is that it goes dormant in the winter (turns light brown). But once spring comes along it starts to turn green again. I have an in ground irrigation system so I water it 3 times a week (1 inch of water per week). Zoysia is also a slow growing grass so you don't need to cut it as often as other types of grass, say like Kentucky blue grass. I mow my lawn once every 2 weeks.

                                      by|May 5, 2023

                                      A:  I have never used it in NY, I used to live in CT but I didn't know a thing about planting grass seeds. I don't see how it would be any different. Please ask someone at Home Depot they would know. I miss NY a lot. Have a great day.

                                      by|Apr 16, 2021
                                      1 found this answer helpful
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                                      Customer Reviews

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                                      • 2.6 out of 199 reviews
                                      • 34% recommend this product
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                                      Do Not Buy!
                                      Whole yard is Goose Grass after seeding with Pennington Zoysia Smart Patch! I used 2 bags of this (and it wasn't cheap!) and my Whole Back Yard is Horrible!! See Photos Below I DO NOT RECOMMEND!!! Very Disappointed!
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                                        Amazing grass seed.
                                        Make sure you have an area that has a lot of sun exposure. Till the soil at least two inches deep. Water the soil thoroughly. Then plant the seeds. Cover all the seed thoroughly with good top soil. I use Stay Green Lawn Soil. Then water it again. Water at least once every morning. It's best to water early morning and late evening each day. Within a week, no longer than two you will see results of your new grass seedlings. If you follow this information you shouldn't have any issues. My yard looks like a golf course of thick lush carpet. It only needs cutting once every two weeks at four inches. You'll be the envy of your neighbors who waist their money on so-called professional landscaping services.
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                                          Good results
                                          We did a a rework on our lawn June 2020 leaving about 200 sq/ft of a mulched flower bed to be merged with our 35 year old established zoysia lawn. We overseeded this alongside plugs planted about 1.5ft apart I harvested from overgrown areas of the established lawn. As of late July 2020 the area has grown in nearly as dense as the established lawn (~60 days). The seeds germinated in two stages with the first taking about a week and the rest taking about 3 weeks. My only complaint is this is a thinner blade variety on the lighter green side and the established lawn is thick bladed and dark. With the two mixed together it is not that evident. I fully expect the established Zoysia in our lawn to choke this out as it has done in the past but this was a great solution to keep things looking good in the interim. I've attached two photos for reference. One shows the established lawn and the other shows the area that was bare dirt 60 days ago. Both areas were plug aerated yesterday so some areas may look odd.
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                                            5 found this review helpful
                                            Very satisfied
                                            I am very pleased and surprised how thick and dense it grew in. I started by killing the grass in my yard after a week I put down some cheap soil, seeds and starter fertilizer and then added about a 1\4 inch of Kellog's topper. After a little over a week I started seeing sprouts, all I had to do was water. Once the grass starting getting taller and thicker I added more seed to any bare or thin spots. Now the grass is like walking on soft carpet. I attached a picture just to show how thick it grew in. Project was done in Fort Worth, TX
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                                            21 found this review helpful
                                            Pleasantly surprised!
                                            I almost didn't buy this product based on the negative reviews but glad I did. Before I bought the seed, I researched “how to plant zoysia seed” websites. I decided to seed a small area to see if the seed would take. I seeded my area 21 May 2015 using instructions from "how to” websites and not the instructions on the bag. I didn’t use weed killer to prepare my area. I just dug up my existing grass (I didn’t need to till because existing soil was loose), seeded, covered new seed lightly with topsoil, and watered. I live in Texas and the following weeks after I seeded, we had horrendous rain and wind for 2 weeks straight. Even the temperature dropped a couple of nights below 70 degrees. Not expecting much from the seed after that, I practically gave up and thought that I would have to re-seed and re-do that area all over again. On 2 June 2015, I decided to go outside to take a look at what damage the rain had did to my newly seeded zoysia area. I was shocked when I actually saw that the zoysia seed had sprouted despite the bad weather! I would just say try using different instruction for planting instead of what the bag recommends.
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                                            21 found this review helpful
                                            Do not under any circumstances but this
                                            Product is beyond useless. 6400 sq ft planted and 7 sq ft grew. They said wait longer to see if it comes up. It didn't and obviously then I was beyond the return window. Terrible product. Terrible help. Useless return policy.
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                                            Response from penningtonpwrJun 24, 2024
                                            We are sorry to hear about the issue you encountered with our product. We take pride in producing high-quality grass seed products, and your feedback is important to us. The particular seed should be planted in late spring/early summer and will show results in 30 days. It thrives in areas receiving 8+ hours of sun, and the 5-pound bag covers up to 1,000 square feet. We would like to learn more about your experience so we can address any issues and improve our products. Please reach out to our Customer Service at 1-800-265-7333 to discuss your experience further.
                                              Complete waste of money
                                              Short version: 6 bags of this seed for full lawn renovation, 1% germination, 100% waste of money. Long version: I was planning to completely renovate the backyard lawn, killed off everything with roundup, waited over 2 weeks. Then tilled, put out HumiChar and raked that in, added BlackKow, seeded with this Pennington zenith zoysia seed, quality starter fert, RGS, covered with peat moss and kept soil moist for 6 weeks straight with irrigation system running for few minutes every 6 hours in the FL sun in May/June, reapplied RGS and starter fertilizer after 3 weeks. Everything in the book to promote optimal germination... Result: 98% weeds, 1% previous type of grass re-emerging, 1% zoysia germination. Now, in November, still nothing of the zoysia has germinated in that part of the yard! I renovated a different section of the lawn in the exact same way, but using zenith zoysia seed of another brand, and that germinated just fine as expected. Complete waste of hundreds of dollars and dozens of hours of labor, very disappointed and never buying Pennington again. And on top of having nothing but a field of weeds all summer long and now going into fall+winter, of course, I will have to spend even more time and money in spring to fix all that. Sure, growing zoysia from seed is not super easy, but if you deal with bags of sterile seed, you just got 0 chance not matter what you do.
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                                                It takes 30 days to germinate
                                                We have full sun in our front and it was zoysia which I know also takes lesser water once established. It was a pain to get the seeds started.. it grows slowly - it took over 90 days for us to get a good patchy lush hells strip. It needs patience - a LOT of it. It needs watering - a lot when it's seed and seedling. It needs weeding (unless you can 100% control what the wind brings in - it your lawn needs weeding) and I found it easier to do it by hand vs using chemicals on a new lawn. I need more seed but ‍♀️‍♀️ I cannot find it anywhere!!!
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                                                  Waiting for the rainy season to pput it down...
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                                                  I haven’t planted the seed yet, but last year it...
                                                  I haven’t planted the seed yet, but last year it did really great in back yard, not good in front yard.
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