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mower height

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by SFA3301, Apr 6, 2007.

  1. SFA3301

    SFA3301 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    I am curious to know an avrg. what most of you mow at for height.I would also like to know about how often you mow an account .I know time frames will depend on weather so I just would like an idea of how often you mow based on peak season.
     
  2. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,335

    3in every 7 days here on fescue. Bermuda like 2.5.
     
  3. LawnGuy73

    LawnGuy73 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,946

    3.0 inches.
     
  4. Mowman16

    Mowman16 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 282

    3-4 inches, BTW welcome to lawn site:waving:
     
  5. MikeLT1Z28

    MikeLT1Z28 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,732

    i knock bermuda and zoysia down to 2" at the start of the season then let it grow into 2.5" if it starts getting near drought conditions i'll let it go to about 3".
     
  6. cks dad

    cks dad LawnSite Member
    Messages: 119

    I cut everything at 3-3.5 inches
     
  7. nmez21

    nmez21 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 712

    Anywhere from 3.25" to 4", depending upon the turf quaility.
     
  8. spazfam

    spazfam LawnSite Member
    Messages: 146

    3" except final few cuts I go to 2 3/4.
     
  9. ProStreetCamaro

    ProStreetCamaro LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,289

    The first cut or two in spring I try and cut at 2.5" then after that I jump it to 3" and try to maintain at that height till it starts to get really hot and dry then I go to 3.5" to 4" depending on the quality of turf.
     
  10. dcondon

    dcondon LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,246

    In this area it will range from 3 1/4 to 5 inches. It all depends on the account. Welcome to lawnsite:waving:
     

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