Palisades Zoysia

Palisades™ Zoysia was developed by Dr. Milt Engelke and Texas A&M University to withstand drought conditions . Palisades is distinguished from other zoysiagrasses by its aggressive regrowth by rhizomes and stolons, medium-coarse texture and good winter hardiness, tolerance to low mowing, good to excellent shade tolerance, and low water use requirement.Palisades  is moderately resistant to tropical sod webworm, tawny-mole cricket, and zoysia mite.  



  • ​Shade Tolerant 
  • ​Traffic tolerant  
  • Drought tolerant 
  • ​Thick-bladed 
  • ​High density
  • Medium to coarse textured
  • ​Salt and Heat Tolerant
  • ​​Cold Hardy 
  • Vertical Growth
  • Dark green in color
  • ​Good Fall Color Retention

Palisades can be utilized for

  • Home Lawns
  • Golf Fairways and Roughs
  • Sports Fields
  • Commercial properties 
  • Highway Medians