Asked by: Dahbia Illan
asked in category: General Last Updated: 26th June, 2020

What grass grows best in Charlotte NC?

Best Lawn Grass for the Charlotte, NC, Area
  • Kentucky Bluegrass. The dominant cool season grass in the US, and one of the most common grasses around Charlotte, especially on the western side.
  • Tall Fescue. Despite the dominance of bluegrass, tall fescue is actually the most-grown grass in North Carolina, and Charlotte is not exception.
  • Bermuda Grass.
  • Zoysia Grass.

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Considering this, when should I plant grass seed in Charlotte NC?

Cool-season grasses are best seeded in early fall, but fair results may be obtained from seeding in early spring (mid-February to late March in the North Carolina piedmont). Generally, late winter or spring seeding of these grasses is not recommended.

One may also ask, when should I fertilize my lawn in Charlotte NC? Late winter and early spring are the best times to fertilize, just in advance our prime grass growing season.

Besides, what grass grows best in NC?

Warm season grasses grow best during the summer and go dormant after the first heavy frost. Typical warm season varieties grown in North Carolina are bermuda grass, zoysia grass, centipede grass, St. Augustine grass, and carpet grass.

When should I plant grass seed in NC?

The Right Time to Plant Grass Seed In North Carolina, cool-season grasses like Jonathan Green Black Beauty are best seeded in early fall, but many people achieve success by seeding in early spring (mid-February to late March).

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