Scotts Classic Grass Seed Dense Shade Mix

Scotts Classic Grass Seed Dense Shade Mix

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Product Overview

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.

Features and Specs

For use in: Around or Under Dense Trees
Application: Fall and spring are the best times to plant grass seed, because seed germinates best when temperatures are between 60 degrees F and 80 degrees F
Pet safe: Yes, if followed as directed on the label
Coverage Area: A 3 lb. bag can cover up to 1,500 square feet for reseeding and 650 square feet for a new lawn
Shipping Weight: 3.10 lbs
Manufacturer: Scotts (Mfg. Number: 17290)
UPC: 032247172905



  1. PREP
  • Bare Soil: Loosen top layer of soil.
  • 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.

     2. APPLY

  • 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.

     3. WATER

  • Keep the soil surface moist until the seedlings reach 2 inches tall.

     4. CARE

  • 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.

Spreader settings

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

* Go over lawn twice

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What varieties are included in the Scotts Classic Grass Seed Dense Shade Mix?

For example, 'Navigator' is a variety of creeping red fescue.


Scotts Classic Grass Seed Dense Shade Mix contains the following cool season seed mix:

29.11% Brightstar SLT Perennial Ryegrass

23.55% Charger II Perennial Ryegrass

14.75% Appalachian Kentucky Bluegrass

14.67% Wendy Jean Creeping Red Fescue

14.58% Shadow III Chewings Fescue

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