The Q&A Archives: centipede grass

Question: in SC when do you put out weed killer? what kind? when to fertilize? what kind?

Answer: Here's the low down on feeding and weed control for centipede lawns:

Feb. 21st - Mar. 15th
5-5-20 .38% Barricade
(5# per 1,000 sq. ft.)
Prevents summer weeds such as crabgrass.

May 15th - May 21st
20-0-25 EXPO 1%Fe
(5# per 1,000 sq. ft.)
All the nitrogen the lawn needs.

July 1st - Aug. 1st
Perk Stress Relief
(4-5# per 1,000 sq. ft.)
Produces green color w/out flushing top growth late in the season.

Oct. 1st - Oct. 21st
5-5-20 .38% Barricade
(5# per 1,000 sq. ft.)
Prevents winter weeds such as Poa annua.

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