Cavalier Zoysia was developed by Dr. Milt Engelke and Texas A&M University. It is a Z matrella which is vegetatively propagated and genetically stable and uniform. Its chromosome number is 2-n=40. Cavalier rated number one in the NTEP trials over 3 years at 24 locations ranging from California- Georgia and north to Nebraska and Colorado.
Home lawns • Golf course fairways and tee boxes • Parks • Sports fields and other recreational areas
Cavalier has been identified by several golf course architects as the “future grass of choice for golf course fairways in the cool season-warm season transition zone.
Cavalier is distinguished from other zoysaigrass by its fine texture, long, narrow leaf, with low rhizome, but high density stolon production
Good to excellent salt tolerance, and good shade tolerance
Resistant to the fall armyworm and the tropical sod webworm
Intermediate in its growth and recovery rate
Good to excellent winter hardiness and will persist in regions north of Kansas, Missouri and Southern Illinois as well as the Southern states
A patented variety, unauthorized propagation is prohibited.
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We use only certified or registered varieties and grow 100% of them on methyl-bromide fumigated soil.