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EMPIRE® Zoysia Grass Plugs

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. Plugs are a great way to fill bare spots or test the performance of a turfgrass variety. For best results, plant plugs in a grid spaced 9”-12” from the center of the plug.

Includes: 72 Plugs
Plug Dimensions: 1.25″L x 1.25″W x 1.75″H
Coverage: 72 Square Feet*

Plugs only ship on Monday or Tuesday to ensure plugs do not sit in a warehouse over the weekend.

*Next available ship date is June 19

  • Fills in completely in about 6-12 months
  • Wear tolerant, chinch bug resistant, drought tolerant, and low maintenance
  • Medium-blade, dark green aesthetic, giving it a lush appeal


View Our Plug Installation Guide
Plug trays only ship on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Frequently Bought Together

EMPIRE Zoysia 72 Ct Tray (Covers 72 Sqft) Single + + Soil Moist + Lawnifi New Lawn Starter Box
Price for all: $147.88

EMPIRE Zoysia® grass plugs are the perfect choice for southern homes, thriving in areas where others are not well adapted. Its ability to withstand drought without permanent damage, chinch bug resistance, and traffic tolerance make it a great choice for tricky climates. EMPIRE Zoysia requires less mowing and chemical application than other varieties, making maintenance less of a hassle. Most importantly, EMPIRE’s vibrant dark green color and medium-bladed texture make for an absolutely stunning lawn.

EMPIRE Zoysia is a patented and trademarked product of Sod Solutions, Inc.

*Square foot coverage is based on spacing plugs 12″ apart.

Weight 144 oz

Customer Reviews

Based on 39 reviews
Great product.

I ordered this to fill in some worn areas on my St Augustine lawn. It is growing very rapidly (spreading out, not growing up). After seeing the vitality of the first order, I re-ordered and am happy with the second order also.
The product arrived well packed, in good shape. The plugs were in very good condition - there were a "weak" plug or two per tray, but these took hold and are growing also.

Empire Zoysia Grass Plugs

This is the second time I have ordered zoysia grass plugs from this company. The first time was for the sunny parts of my front yard a couple of years ago. I planted them in my fescue grass about a foot apart and the zoysia completely took over within two years. Weeds and other grasses only take root along the edge of the road and are easily removed.
My second order was for my partially shaded backyard. The plugs arrived promptly and I planted them right away. Most of the plant were a good size, but about 25 plants were too small to get out of the tray intact. I contacted the company and they sent me another tray of plugs. I love it when a company stands behind their product! Since it has only been one week, I can’t report on the growth. The plants look very healthy though, and I expect they will do as well as my previous order. I will definitely order from Sod Solutions again.

Zoysia Grass Plugs

Our plugs arrived and looked very nice when the package was opened..Only had 5 with no plants in the holders... Planted the next day and have kept them water when no rain.. They all seem to be doing very good.. Time will tell.

Emerald Zoysia Plugs

Time will tell if the plugs will grow and expand to cover the ground. I really liked that each plug arrived in its own growing starter pot, rather than having to use a knife to separate each plug. My only complaint was that about 4-6 plugs from each tray either had a tiny single grass blade or nothing. Other than that I was happy with purchase.

Very good product

Product was as good as advertised - already growing and looking great!


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