Will I really have to reseed every year?

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by waylonh, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. waylonh

    waylonh LawnSite Member
    Posts: 8

    I planted smartseed Justice fescue this spring, and it's doing very well in the Tennessee heat. I think it looks very good, and would like to keep it this way. I have hear people say you need to reseed every year? Is this correct? How much, and when................why?
     
  2. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 15,782

    Maybe not every year, but it would look its best if every year. Fescue does not spread so it wont "fill in" like other grasses (bermuda, centipede, zoysia).
     
  3. ashelton

    ashelton LawnSite Member
    from florida
    Posts: 150

    You should only need to reseed areas that die off.
     
  4. tinman

    tinman LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ga
    Posts: 1,348

    For best results re seed each year. Fall is better to me.
     
  5. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 15,782

    I was informed that justice fescue does spread, but I am not sure at what rate (slow or fast), I would assume nothing spreads like warm season grasses so therfore you may still have to reseed.
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