Scotts Classic Grass Seed Dense Shade Mix is a special grass seed formulation with the ability to grow with as little as 4 hours of sunlight. The grass seed in this product are uncoated for quick growth and strong roots. This grass seed mix will provide the lawn with 99% weed-free growth within 6 to 14 days and is available in a 3 lb. bag which covers 1,500 square feet which makes it an affordable choice.
Dead Grass/Thin Area: Rake area and remove dead grass.
For best results, add a thin layer of Scotts Turf Builder LawnSoil before applying seed.
Small Area: Spread by hand or with a Scotts handheld spreader.
Large Area: Apply using a specially designed Scotts spreader.
After seeding, apply Scotts Turf Builder Starter Food for New Grass to boost your seed's performance for a thicker lawn that comes in quicker. Lightly rake to move the seed and fertilizer into the soil.
Keep the soil surface moist until the seedlings reach 2 inches tall.
Seed will begin to grow in 6 to 14 days. You can mow the seedlings when they reach 3 inches in height. Do not apply a weed control product until after at least four mowings.
Scotts Broadcast / Rotary Spreader - (Turf Builder Edgeguard Mini, Basic, Standard, Deluxe Edgeguard, Edgeguard DLX, Lawn Pro & Speedy Green) - Set to 9 for Reseeding. Set to 15 for New Lawn/Bare Spots.
Scotts Drop Spreaders - (AccuGreen, Classic Drop) - Set to 9 for Reseeding and Go Over Twice. Set to 15 for New Lawn/Bare Spots.
Scotts Hand-Held Spreaders - Set to 5 for Reseeding, 5* New Lawn/Bare Spots