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lawn height

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by bobcatnj, Mar 1, 2004.

  1. bobcatnj

    bobcatnj LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 687

    i use a bocat zt 52in i was wondering what height u guys normal cut the lawn on and what is ur normal tire pressure????
  2. mow2nd

    mow2nd LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    what kinda of grass are you cutting?

    I use tire pressure at 15..........i think 20 is recommended, but boy those tire are hard as a brick
  3. ollie212@tds.net

    ollie212@tds.net LawnSite Member
    Messages: 60

    u should cut in the spring time 3" and in hot summer months 3.5"
  4. swim

    swim LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 357

    I always cut at 3.5 inches and run the tire pressure at about 17psi.
  5. CNE

    CNE LawnSite Member
    Messages: 238

    What are you guys cutting at 3 and 3.5 inches?! Must not be bermuda or centipede.
  6. j fisher

    j fisher LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 294

    I like to cut centipede 2 inches. Some want it cut closer but I try to discourage it. I have found that at 2 inches, you will have a healthier and more lush lawn.
  7. mow2nd

    mow2nd LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    CNE - what do you cut at and what kinda grass in your area?
  8. swim

    swim LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 357

    I cut bermuda at the same height as everything else but mostly fescue. Why what height should it be cut at and why?CNE
  9. Expert Lawns

    Expert Lawns LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,660

    depends on the lawn, current weather, future weather conditions, do they have irrigation, do they fertilize. usually between 3.75 and 3.25 unless otherwise requested

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