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new grass with fungus

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by jazzyd718, Jul 16, 2005.

  1. jazzyd718

    jazzyd718 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 1

    Planted new grass seed 6.21-05 Its about 3inches long but I'm begining to see something spider webb on my new grass and it dying and matted together :cry: Please hlep me :cry:
  2. bobcat175

    bobcat175 LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. snmhanson

    snmhanson LawnSite Member
    Posts: 59

    That sounds exactly like what we got a few months after planting our grass last year. We had a little bit of white powder on the blades in the mornings as well. I beleive it was Pythium Blight but never 100% identified it. I think we watered too frequently for too long after we planted. We also went through a pretty long hot spell which combined with the over watering may have caused it. Anyway, I cut way down on the watering (actually stopped watering for the rest of the season since it was getting into autumn) and it seemed to clear it up.

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