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Fescue app in summer

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by grassmasterswilson, Jun 19, 2013.

  1. grassmasterswilson

    grassmasterswilson LawnSite Platinum Member
    from nc
    Posts: 4,468

    We are in the middle of summer here. High Temps are almost always above 85.

    Most recommendations say not Fert on fescue at this time. I've thought about a light app....25-.5lb n... Of 50% sr xrt.

    I usually spot treat nut grass as an app but wondered if I could no some Quincept or 3-way at the low rate to target other weeds.

    Thoughts from you guy who care for fescue in the heat?
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  2. agrostis

    agrostis LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,250

    I think any nitrogen in any form on fescue in eastern NC in June, July or August is a bad idea. That grass is semi-dormant and under stress, it doesn't need any N.
     
  3. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,768

    My opinion is that you would be OK with the Quincept or 3-way. However, I am far away from your location.
     
  4. Nate'sLawnCare

    Nate'sLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,001

    I have a very picky client with 2 acres of fescue, and now he wants me to rid it of bermuda that's encroaching. I'm really trying to convince him to hold off on any treatment until September.
     

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