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Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by The landscaper, Oct 16, 2005.
When you guys overseed, do you still put down starter fert or just go with reg. fert.
Thanks Ja Red
starter 10 days after seeding.
do you do that a newly seeded lawn too?
Starter fert. Too much N will cause burn. If they're on a program and I'm repairing drought stress I don't use any.
just curious as to why you wait 10 days for starter fert?
You can apply a starter fert at the time of seeding.
This is the case when your starter fert has a low percentage of water soluable Nitrogen. Too much WSN can lower your germination rate.
Diammonium Phosphate (18-46-0) is a good choice for starter since you can apply a high amount of Phosphorous with a low salt index.
i like to apply it just as the seed starts . it seems to last longer in the soil.
starter fert i think its 12-36-6 or something like that. 10 days after germ. i hit it with .5 lbs urea per 1k.
How about best way to overseed. just a small areas scattered through the lawn.....
any help on that one?