Fertilizing - Knowledgebase Question

Longs, SC
Question by ps4887
July 18, 2007
How often should you fertilize centipede grass?

Answer from NGA
July 18, 2007


Centipede grass does not need as much fertilizer as some other lawn grasses, but it can turn yellow if the soil is alkaline and low in iron. If this is a problem, spread iron sulphate or iron chelate. Otherwise, just fertilize in the early spring with 1 to 2 pounds of actual nitrogen per 1,000 square feet.

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