snow mold on grass - Knowledgebase Question

Omaha, Ne
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Question by jtraudt
May 13, 2010
After a cold winter with lots of snow we have grass with white mold and some is dying. What should be done?

Answer from NGA
May 13, 2010
The damage caused by snow molds is seldom serious. Generally, infected areas are just a little slower to green up. Gently rake affected areas of the lawn to promote drying and prevent further fungal growth. Fungicides are not usually recommended, but in severe cases a preventative spray of thiophanate-methyl (Cleary's 3336) in October or November may be helpful. Best wishes with your lawn!

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