How to Manage Pests
UC Guide to Healthy Lawns
Planting and management tips for seashore paspalum
- Seashore paspalum is often hard to mow and is slow to recover from
mowing damage (scalping).
- Mow at 0.75 - 1.5 inches.
- Fertilize using 2 - 3 lbs. nitrogen/1000 sq. ft. per year during the
period of active growth (late March - August).
- Establish by sod or stolons.
- Establish during the time of most active growth when temperatures are
above 70 F.
- Use 3 - 5 bushels stolons/1000 sq. ft.
- Water infrequently as needed.
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