Providing detailed product information for different grass seed products available locally with the hope of making it easier for homeowners to pick a product that best suits their needs.
( /k = for every 1000 square feet of grass area – approximately 30 feet by 33 feet)
Seed Rate – new lawn = 3lb/k over seed = 1.5lb/k
Germination – 8 to 14 days
Approximate price/k to overseed = $7.50
Approximate price/lb of actual seed = $10.24
General - Scotts most cold tolerant grass seed mix
Content Variety Germination
12.29% Jump start bluegrass 83%
11.05% Courtyard bluegrass 83%
11.04% moonlight SLT bluegrass 83%
7.20% Midnight II bluegrass 83%
7.19% Prosperity bluegrass 83%
50% Water smart® coating
Water smart® coating – grass seed absorbs twice as much water as uncoated seed. This is to help prevent it from drying out in the event that you miss a day of watering.
Courtyard - medium fine texture, dark green color, high traffic, dense growth, good winter color
Moonlight SLT – medium texture, high traffic, dark blue green color, dense growth, good in clay soils
Midnight II – dwarf growth habit, high traffic, dark blue green color, dense growth, good in clay
Prosperity – medium fine texture, high traffic, dark blue green color, low growth habit, dense growth, heat tolerant,
Notes – Generally speaking, bluegrass can take longer to germinate than other types of grass. Manufacturer info say 8 – 14 days but you may want to consider watering as if it will take 3 weeks (maybe even 4) to germinate – just to be safe.
Similar info on other grass seed products found here