snow mold on grass - Knowledgebase Question

Omaha, Ne
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?


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Answer from NGA
May 13, 2010

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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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