You planned the installation and watered your sod religiously until it was established. Now, follow these simple steps to achieve the lush Zeon lawn you’ve dreamed of:
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|Mow when grass is this tall:||1.5 to 2 inches (5cm)|
|Set cutting height of mower to:||1 to 1.5 inches (3.7cm)|
Water to supplement rainfall shortages only. Avoid fixed timer irrigation settings.
Though drought tolerant, Zoysia best performs when it receives approximately 1″ of water per week. If one or more inches of rainfall occur in a week, additional irrigation is not necessary. (Example: if 1/2″ of rain occurs within a growing week, apply 1/2″ by irrigation.)
Do not waste water by over watering; avoid run-off and standing water for any period of time. (How and When to Water)
Look up Gladiator Sod & Landscape’s yellow spreader settings here.
|Month||Fertilizer & Weed Control (lbs/1,000 sq.ft.)||Timing|
|Feb||0-0-7* + Iron w/ pre-emergent @ 6 lbs.||First Week|
|April||16-4-8 + Iron w/ pre-emergent @ 6 lbs.||after last frost|
|May||5-10-30 + Iron at 6 lbs.||Middle of Month|
|June||16-4-8 + Iron @ 6 lbs.||Middle of Month|
|July||5-10-30 + Iron w/ Acelepryn (insecticide) @ 5 lbs.||Middle of Month|
|Aug||16-4-8 + Iron @ 6 lbs.||Middle of Month|
|Sept||0-0-7* + Iron w/ pre-emergent @ 6 lbs.||Middle of Month|
|April||Professional fungicide||Middle of the Month|
|Oct||Professional fungicide||Middle of the Month|