Herbicides can be utilized to manage various insect weeds. Apply pre-emergent herbicides prior to March to manage crabgrass and goose grass. Broadleaf weeds can be managed with post-emergent herbicides while halosulfuron is ideal for dealing with negative sedges.
Herbicides To Use Cautiously
Centipede grass is delicate to the herbicides 2,4-D and MSMA, so follow label instructions with care or select alternative herbicides like metasulfuron or sethoxydim.
Mow Centipedegrass at the Right Height
Centipedegrass ought to be trimmed to about 1 1/2 to 2 inches. Any greater and you begin to see thatch establish. Make sure your lawn mower blade is sharp and great.
Avoid Excessive Foot Traffic
Centipedgrass lawns are not as challenging as other sort of lawns. When they're harmed, they cannot deal with traffic lot of wear and tear and recuperate gradually.
It tends to turn brown earlier than other types of grass throughout drought and heat. Water this grass just when you see wilting, rolling leaves or when the grass turns grayish-green.
Feeding Centipedegrass Lawns
Centipedegrass lawns need hardly any feeding. Offer yours a mid-spring and mid-summer feeding with Scotts ® TurfBuilder ® Southern Lawn Food, which launches nitrogen gradually over a 6-8 week duration.