Brown stalks in my lawn

harrydunnNovember 10, 2013

First post. I've got a nice green 1-acre lawn with the exception of a few moderately sized areas in the front yard that have brown, dead-looking 'stalks' creeping up through the green grass. I'm sure somebody will be able to chime in and tell me what this is and more importantly, how to get rid of it next spring.



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dchall_san_antonio(8 San Antonio)

That looks like a fungal disease. How much water do you put on and how often?

What kind of grass is that?

    Bookmark   November 19, 2013 at 1:30AM
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kinda looks like dormant zoysia grass, pull some of it out and see if it connects to some type of vine systems at the dirt level.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2013 at 3:55PM
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dchall_san_antonio(8 San Antonio)

Yes, it does look like dormant grass, but look closely at the blades. There are two in the front left of the picture which appear to have fungal lesions on them. Then that prompted me to look around further, and it appears a lot of them have lesions. The lesions look like water spots on the grass. One dead blade along the left in the middle shows several lesions as dark looking spots.

Still want to know what kind of grass and what the watering regimen was.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2013 at 7:19PM
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Looks like dormant bermuda grass

    Bookmark   December 19, 2013 at 2:08PM
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