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Old 01-20-2011, 11:27 PM
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Striping Floratam

Wooohooo we got our own section...now wondering if any of you attempt striping floratam like the northern guys. We don't as most of my clients have very small yards, but just curious
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Old 01-21-2011, 11:17 AM
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Wooohooo we got our own section...now wondering if any of you attempt striping floratam like the northern guys. We don't as most of my clients have very small yards, but just curious
You will never get any st. Augustine to stripe like the northern grasses, it just does not lay down the same
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Old 01-21-2011, 03:39 PM
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Old 01-21-2011, 11:53 PM
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Old 01-24-2011, 10:25 PM
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You can get faint stripes & I have actually had a few customers comment on it. For the most part though people could care less, they just want their grass cut & to look good.
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Old 01-24-2011, 10:35 PM
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If you want stripes use bermuda or zoysia. The only good thing about st augustine is that it is tough enough to bounce back and can be cut without leaving stripe patterns. Centipede does not really stripe either. I do think grass looks better without the striping silliness.
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Old 04-05-2011, 02:12 PM
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I have to disagree on this to a point.. You can stripe St.Augustine grass.. I built a striper a few years ago on my ZTR and it did pretty good..BUT... The yard was a 1/2 acre and I was cutting it a 6".. It showed the stripe pretty and lasted a couple days.. If I can find the picture, Ill post it..
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Old 04-05-2011, 02:17 PM
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That's the problem here. Fools cut St Aug at 2" and Bermuda at 4".
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Old 04-05-2011, 02:54 PM
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Heres a side yard I was able to stripe a couple years ago. With a roller attached to the rear of the deck.

This yard was cut at 4.5 inches..

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Old 04-05-2011, 11:13 PM
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