centipede grass - Knowledgebase Question

Spartanburg, So
Question by joandmcp
March 20, 2009
in SC when do you put out weed killer? what kind? when to fertilize? what kind?

Answer from NGA
March 20, 2009


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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