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Sod "shock"???

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by Gena001, Jun 13, 2006.

  1. Gena001

    Gena001 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    Does sod go into "shock" when it's pulled up from the field and laid to make a lawn? We have some Jaguar fescue sod that has begun turning brown...I think it's just in shock and will rebound, but others suspect that it's dead and needs to be replaced. It was just 8 or 9 days ago. ALSO - if it's in shock, how long does it typically take to appear pretty again. We've been taking care of it per the directions.

    Thank you for your help.
  2. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,613

    As long as some green is present it should be fine. All pieces turning completely brown = dead lawn

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