Zoysia Grass
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I have a Zoysia lawn, I’m not sure what type Zoysia, when pulling plugs should I mow first?

Zone 37072 | touel2001 added on July 29, 2018 | Answered

I reside in Tennessee. I'm wondering if when I pill plugs to plant a new area if I should leave the grass long or mow first.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on July 29, 2018

It can help the grass to retain moisture if you cut it before you take plugs. This will force it to stop respiration and start making new shoots. I would advise mowing before hand.

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