View Full Version : iron for warm season turf
07-04-2003, 10:57 AM
im looking for reccomendations for a granulated iron sulfate product.this is for use on st augustine in 90 degree heat.
07-04-2003, 02:55 PM
07-04-2003, 10:38 PM
07-05-2003, 08:23 AM
I use Lesco granulated iron micronutrient package on all my warm season turf.
It averages around 100-105* daily with humidity above 80%, and the results are nothing short of great.
The soil conditions/type I encounter means I apply once every quarter.
07-05-2003, 11:06 AM
i tested my soil PH and it was alkaline so i need to raise the acidity level.figure iron would work.correct?
07-06-2003, 07:59 PM
also upon further testing the N is depleted.can i put out a slow release N fertalizer in this heat(90)?
any recomendations on what to use?
07-06-2003, 11:09 PM
So, you need Fe and N. So why not use a slow realeased balanced fertilizer? What kind of grass is it? I know its warm season, so how about Lesco 28-5-10 50%SCU 4.5% FE?
07-07-2003, 08:14 AM
its st Augustine grass.my concern is ive read that the heat is a factor when feeding.can ya explain to me any problems i may encounter.this is for my own yard.
ps: what is scu?
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