Andersons Turf Fertilizer 16-4-8 is a premium NS-54 blended formula with phosphate, nitrogen, and potash that is designed to provide a strong and vigorous turf. It contains micronutrient Iron and other essential nutrients which work together to help boost the growth and development of turf, prevent deficiencies and improve the initial color response for greener grass. The nitrogen in this product is slowly and readily available perfect for application throughout growing seasons between the soil temperatures of 55 Fahrenheit and 60 Fahrenheit, not exceeding 85 Fahrenheit. This product is free flowing and dust free, easy for application. Comes in a 50 lb bag.
Apply only as directed. Apply during the growing season.
LOW: 3.10 lbs/1,000 sq. ft.
MEDIUM: 4.70 lbs/1,000 sq. ft.
HIGH: 6.25 lbs/1,000 sq. ft.
Phosphate Notice: This lawn/turf fertilizer contains phosphorus and is only for nonagricultural use on (i) turf during its first growing season, (ii) on turf areas being repaired or renovated, and (iii) on turf where a soil test performed within the last 3 years indicates a phosphorus deficiency. This fertilizer is not for the routine maintenance of turf.
For all applications:
Apply to dry foliage.
Water in application with a minimum of 0.2 inches to help move particles into the turf canopy.
Do not collect clippings for at least one mowing following application to avoid particle pick-up.
Cool Season Grasses:
Apply at the Medium rate.
Exception: Apply at the Low rate when temperatures exceed 85 degrees Fahrenheit.
Warm Season Grasses:
Apply at the Medium to High rate every 4-6 weeks during the period of active growth.
Exception: Apply at the Medium rate when temperatures exceed 85 degrees Fahrenheit.
Notice: This product contains the micronutrient iron for extra greening and to help prevent iron deficiency. Iron may stain concrete and other surfaces. Misapplied product to these surfaces should be removed promptly by sweeping or blowing. Do not wash off with water.
Do not apply near water, storm drains, or drainage ditches. Do not apply if heavy rain is expected. Apply this product only to your lawn and sweep any product that lands on the driveway, sidewalk or street, back onto your lawn.
50 lbs. feeds 16,100 sq. ft. (0.37 acre) with 0.50 lbs. N/1,000 sq. ft. at the LOW RATE
50 lbs. feeds 10,600 sq. ft. (0.24 acre) with 0.75 lbs. N/1,000 sq. ft. at the MEDIUM RATE
50 lbs. feeds 8,000 sq. ft. (0.18 acre) with 1.00 lbs. N/1,000 sq. ft. at the HIGH RATE
Keep your lawn and its roots optimally healthy by maintaining the proper nutrient level of your soil from spring to fall. My lawn stays green with healthy roots that don't cause my lawn to dry in the summer.
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