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need very basic program for zoysia

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by south jerz, Mar 27, 2007.

  1. south jerz

    south jerz LawnSite Member
    Messages: 87

    I run a lawn service but don't do any fertilization because I'm not licensed and I don't know too much about it. I have a customer who wants me to cut on the condition that I give him some very basic fert advice, then he'll apply it himself. He said he has a zoysia lawn that is brown for most of the season (common for NJ zoysia lawns). For this type of grass in a medium shade environment, what would be some good fert to put down at this time of year? Don't have time for a soil test or anything, just something that will a generally good effect even if it's not a dramatic difference.
  2. lilmarvin4064

    lilmarvin4064 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 757

    mid May -- 18-24-12, 50% or 14-14-14, 100%

    end of June -- 20-10-10 or 24-5-11, 50%

    Early August -- 10-0-20 or 16-0-31 or 14-0-27

    pretty basic

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