Ferti-Lome St. Augustine Weed and Feed 15-0-4 can't be used in temperatures over 80 degrees. You can apply it early in the morning or late in the evening when and if you have cooler temperatures or wait until the temperature drops.
Ferti-Lome St. Augustine Weed and Feed 15-0-4 could harm turf grass if applied when temps are over 80 degrees. There are also other variables. Please call us at 866-581-7378 so that we can better assist you.
Northern Grass is referred to the turf type in northern regions or cooler climates. Please see our Lawn Care Schedules. We have split the schedules between warm and cool season grasses.
Ferti-lome St. Augustine Weed and Feed 15-0-4 specifically states do not apply to ryegrass, injury can occur if you do. Atrazine, the herbicide in the product, is only for use on St Augustine and Centipede lawns.
Ferti-Lome St. Augustine Weed and Feed 15-0-4 is a fertilizer that also has Atrazine in it for weed control. It is possible that you have a fungus in your lawn, which would require you to apply a fungicide. We would suggest that you contact your local county extension office to help identify what you have going on in your yard, and once you know then we can recommend the correct products for your lawn.
Ferti-Lome St. Augustine Weed and Feed 15-0-4 should be applied until those areas developed a root system and have been mowed at least twice. You should not sprig or sow for six months following application.
It is labeled for crabgrass but not for horsetail. We recommend that you consult with your local cooperative extension office Master Gardener for a recommendation for a St. Augustine turf in your area.
You will set your Scott's Accugreen Drop Spreader at 4 1/4 (4 lbs) or 4 1/2 (4.7 lbs) depending on how many lbs per 1,000 sq ft when applying Ferti-Lome St. Augustine Weed and Feed 15-0-4 to your established St. Augustine turf in your region. Please refer to the product label for complete application instructions.
Ferti-Lome St. Augustine Weed and Feed 15-0-4 is labeled to treat Virginia Pepperweed.