Desert Conditions in Dubai and the UAE:
- High temperatures all year around
- little Rainfall
- Sandy soil
Grasses that like and can handle these conditions are:
Bermuda grass loves the sun, responds well to watering, good traffic tolerance however needs lots of mowing.
Zoysia is warm-season grass that holds up well to all of conditions presented in the Middle East and especially Dubai. These include high foot traffic, especially in a garden. With its tough blades, zoysia grass seems to repair itself unbelievably quickly when trodden on and disturbed. Although zoysia generally loves to be in the full sun, it can also tolerate shade, which is extremely important. Zoysia grass has the ability to remain alive in conditions that most other grasses would certainly not survive. The roots are amongst the deepest for grasses and adapts easily to numerous soil types, especially sand.