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Grass Seed – Scotts® Turf Builder® Kentucky Bluegrass Mix

Posted by lawntips on March 10, 2012

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

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