The Pennington Bare Spot Repair Mix Central is a mixture that patches bare spots and even areas that were damaged by pets. You can also use this to seed small new lawns. It quickly germinates to create a great coverage for thinning areas to any outdoor setting. This product can mix and blend perfectly with existing grass. This can cover up to 100 sq. ft. of land area. Contains the following grasses: 70% Jesup Tall Fescue and 30% Spicer Annual Ryegrass.
This Central Mix is to be planted in the Transition Zone (6b - 7b) - See image above.
Mow your lawn closely, then remove leaves, dead grass, etc. Rake, harrow lightly, or aerate the bare spots to proper balance nutrients. Fertilizer and lime if needed. Sow the seed and gently rake to cover. Keep the area well watered until the seed germinate and the seedings have grown sufficiently to cover bare spots, then water as needed.
Care and Maintenance:
Fertilize in the fall and early spring with a balanced fertilizer. Once the lawn is established, apply pre-emerge crabgrass preventer in early spring and weed and feed in midspring. Use lime when pH is low. Water twice weekly when established.
Why are some Pennington Bare Spot Repair Mix Central sprouts are green and some purple?
Am I overwatering?
Pennington Bare Spot Repair Mix Central contains 2 grass types, 70% Jesup Tall Fescue and 30% Spicer Annual Ryegrass, which could explain the different color shoots. We would need more information about how often, how long etc you are watering to be able to advise if you are overwatering. You can also confirm with the manufacturer regarding the coloring as they know their product best, Pennington can be reached at 800-277-1412