The lawns in the Memphis area are very slow greening up this spring. Regardless of whether a lawn is Zoysia or Bermuda, warm-season turf is taking longer than normal to reach their lush green summer growth because of the long, cool, wet springtime that we’ve experienced. For further explanation of this phenomenon, please read the following article published by North Carolina State University:

Cool Spring Has Slowed Growth of Warm-Season Turfgrasses