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Is this red thread??

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by Capemay Eagle, Jul 12, 2007.

  1. Capemay Eagle

    Capemay Eagle LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,752

    My lawn seems to have died off and become almost straw like. I think this could be red tread, but I do not see any real pink treads like on the pictures. Help.


  2. dcgreenspro

    dcgreenspro LawnSite Senior Member
    from PA
    Messages: 688

    No, the grass is just struggling a bit due to the summer temps and little to no rain.( don't know how much rain you have had down the shore the past couple weeks.) I might bump the height a bit and try and get some water on it. Other than that, wait for the fall renovation and fix the problem then.
  3. Puttinggreens

    Puttinggreens LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from southeast PA
    Messages: 399

    Is it a ryegrass lawn?

    I have recently seen the stalks persist from the ryegrass going to seed in the spring. The stalks are rather stiff and straw colored, not flexible like grass. With time they will break down if that is what it is.

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