burnt grass - Knowledgebase Question

Concord, No
Question by spanky1021
March 2, 2010
neighbors grass recently caught fire (barby spark) should it be dug out or just left alone its some type of bermuda green in summer, brown in winter ?

Answer from NGA
March 2, 2010


Depending upon the extent of the fire, the roots may be okay - only the top blades may have burned. You won't know until this spring. If it fails to green up, rake out all the dead grass and overseed. The new grass should sprout in 7-10 days and thicken up when the weather warms this summer.

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