striping bremuda with a walker

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by greenpete, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. greenpete

    greenpete LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    i am trying to get more defined stripes in my bremuda. i am mowing with a walker mtghs with the pins on the deck in the 4th hole from the top. should i go higher or lower with the deck to get better stripes?
  2. duranlandscaping

    duranlandscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 76

    Bermuda really won't stripe. You are cutting it at 2" or so bermuda should be cut at 1 1/2" or less. I mow mine at 1" with a walker.
  3. Think Green

    Think Green LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,746

    The lower you cut the grass, the more polished it appears. The higher you cut, the more you will lay the stalks over to display the shiney under color. Vertical cutting in opposite directions will add flair to the lawn also.
    The Walker is designed as a finish mower anyway!!!

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