How Short

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Sky King, Apr 6, 2005.

  1. Sky King

    Sky King LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    How Short do you mow ??

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,138

    No lower than a 3 inch cut. on high end accounts to make the stripes stand out 4 inch sometimes 5 inches.
  3. wally world III

    wally world III LawnSite Member
    Messages: 128

    no lower than 3" ~~~ 3 1/2"
  4. naturescaretaker

    naturescaretaker LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 854

    Centipede - 2.5"

    St. Augustine - 3"

    Bermuda - 1" to 2.5"
  5. JoeinJasper

    JoeinJasper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 173

    What kind of grass are you cutting? Sure you cut fescue 3 to 4 inchs... but you cut bermuda, zoysia, and st. augustine at a much lower level. What do you have in your area?
  6. Jpocket

    Jpocket LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,282

    Last year i was cutting some at 5" we may cut allittle lower this season
  7. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,487

    Most of my accounts are fescue, and I cut them at 3 inches.
  8. Mower For Less

    Mower For Less LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 823

    We got Kentucky Blue, Rye, and Fescue... cut them at 3" unless the customer really has a good reason for something different.

  9. BCSteel

    BCSteel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    2.5", year round
  10. Tvov

    Tvov LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Messages: 1,157

    Just under 3" measured on average. Our mowers say 4 1/4" on the height adjustment, on concrete.

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