MAC03 (protected by Australian Plant Breeder's Rights), Nara® (trade mark of TurfBreed Pty Ltd in Australia), EMZ03 (Breeder's Code), IconTM Zoysia in the United States.
MAC03 is recognised by the Australian Cultivar Registration Authority (ACRA) as being an Australian native grass. Called, Nara™ Native Zoysia is a medium-textured zoysia grass that is fast establishing and has a high tolerance to salt. Nara™ Native Zoysia handles growing in shaded areas (approx. 50%) and also in a temperate environment as low as -12 degrees (Shaw 2016).
Nara™ Native Zoysia is often specified into projects that require native only grasses e.g. national parks, native reserves, council roadworks and domestic use. It can be used for: Roadworks across Australia for erosion control; Where a ‘native’ grass variety is specified; Windy coastal areas due to tolerance of very high salt levels; and Shopping centres and large landscaping projects.
Pests, disease and weeds
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