Zoysia Grass
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Can I Overseed Zoysia With Rye Grass to Keep It Green in the Winter..

Ken Pint added on November 29, 2010 | Answered

I live in North Georgia. Can you overseed for the winter to keep zoysia green? What is the best grass seed to use?

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Heather
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Answered on November 30, 2010

The experts are mixed on whether or not this is a good idea. Some feel that zoysia and rye grass can't work well together, because they grow at different rates and one will eventually push out the other. Other experts feel that zoysia can hold its own and that this is a good way to keep grass green all year round. This article can help you with how best to go about overseeding with rye:
https://bexar-tx.tamu.edu/homehort/archives-of-weekly-articles-davids-plant-of-the-week/winter-ryegrass/

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