F O R  E M P I R E  T U R F  P R O F E S S I O N A L S

Whether you professionally specify, purchase, install, or manage turf grass in warm season markets, EMPIRE Turf should be on your short list of variteies to consider. EMPIRE offers superior aesthetics, performance, and maintenance benefits for you and your customers. EMPIRE is drought tough and some states like Florida will issue builders “Green Credits” for using it on their projects. (Green Credits through the Florida Green Building Coalition).

Sod Solutions, the developer of EMPIRE Turf, is committed to developing and bringing to market technically superior grasses that are beneficial to the green industry, the environment, turf producers, and end users. We’ve been doing this since 1991 and EMPIRE is one of our top performing products throughout the Southern United States.

EMPIRE performs well in home lawns, commercial common areas, parks and golf roughs, tees and collars. It has a wide array of uses and performs well in both high and low maintenance scenarios.



We are here to assist you specify EMPIRE Turf in any way that we can. We make it easy by providing ready to go documents for bids and specs. These specification guidelines are presented in six specific sections. Each section can stand alone or be incorporated into an overall set of specifications.


These Best Maintenance Practices for EMPIRE Turf have been developed for the professional turf manager in mind. Follow these guidelines to keep EMPIRE Turf healthy and thriving in a landscape.


Our research has addressed questions on water usage and needs, shade tolerance, traffic tolerance, herbicide usage for weed control, insect damage and control, erosion control, and more.


Have a big account you are looking to land or a large customer that is searching for more information? Lunch & learns are a great way to build relationships with your customer base. For more information email Erin Wilder at ewilder@sodsolutions.com.

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Developed by Sod Solutions, Inc., the world’s premiere turf grass development and marketing company, EMPIRE turf elevates the standards and expectations of homeowners for their lawns. EMPIRE Turf combines soft-to-the-touch feel with lush green color and fine, tight blade growth. EMPIRE is an attractive turfgrass for a variety of applications due to its low maintenance requirements and wear tolerance. Read More


EMPIRE is a proven performer throughout the Southern United States in residential and commercial lawns and on golf course tees and roughs. Its drought toughness, low input requirements, and beautiful color make it an ideal choice for your next project. In fact, EMPIRE performs so well in Florida that it earns Green Credits when used in a landscape. We have specification and maintenance guides, videos, and other helpful information available to you. Learn More