seeding tall fescue in southern california

lbphathead19February 17, 2013

Just seeded a 20 x 10 ft section that was destroyed over the winter. Approximately how long will it take for seeds to germinate with average temps, between 60 and 80.
Thanks for the help in advance.

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tiemco

Tall fescue generally takes about a week to 10 days, but I have seen green sprouts in as little as 4-5 days under the temps you mentioned as long as you keep the seeds continually moist. Mow it when it is 3 inches high, which should be in about a month. Mow it to 2 inches using a sharp blade, and be careful when making turns on new grass.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2013 at 11:57AM
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dchall_san_antonio(8 San Antonio)

Where do you live? There might be some other tips we can give. Name the community, please.

    Bookmark   February 18, 2013 at 1:21AM
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lbphathead19

Huntington Beach.

We are expected to get rain on Teusday, should i worry?

    Bookmark   February 18, 2013 at 1:43AM
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lbphathead19

Huntington Beach.

We are expected to get rain on Teusday, should i worry?

    Bookmark   February 18, 2013 at 1:44AM
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