The 4 Best Grass Types for Sandy Soils (Virginia Beach, VA) Zoysia Grass. Photo: Flickr / Forest and Kim Starr. Zoysia does very well in highly porous sandy soils. Bermuda Grass. Photo: Flickr / Scot Nelson. Bahia Grass. Photo: Flickr / Forest and Kim Starr. Cool-season Fescue. If you want to try a cool-season grass in sandy soil, Fescue is the way to go. Click to see full answer. Also, what kind of grass can grow in sand?Red, tall and hard Fescue grows the best in sandy soils. The creeping red Fescue is the most popular of them all as it grows fast and occupies empty patches in lawn quiet fast. Tall fescue is best for providing a good color for the lawn and if you need a low maintenance grass, Hard Fescue is the best.Likewise, what grass grows best in Florida sand? Best Lawn Grass Seeds For Florida Click Name To View Grass Seed Choice Type Centipede Grass Warm Season Seashore Paspalum – Seaspray Warm Season Zoysia Grass – Zenith Warm Season Zoysia Grass – Compadre Warm Season In this manner, does grass grow well in sand? To grow grass anywhere requires not only soil and water, but nutrients, air, sunlight and reasonable soil stability. Attempting to grow grass in sand or upon very sandy soil can be more than challenging if these essential requirements of plant growth are not met.Can you put topsoil over sand?2 Answers. Just put the topsoil over the sand and seed it. The earthworms, and other dirt fauna will eventually mix it together.