Pennington Bare Spot Repair Grass Seed Mix

If you're looking to fill bare spots and thin areas of your lawn, Pennington Bare Spot Repair is your answer. This grass seed mix establishes quickly and is guaranteed to make your lawn whole again.

Plant this grass seed mix in the early spring or early fall and see results within 5 to 14 days. This 1-pound bag covers up to 100 square feet.

While most grass seed companies buy their seed on the open market, we are the only major grass seed company that works directly with a network of dedicated growers. Built on decades of trust and integrity, our relationships with seed growers and their families now span multiple generations. Our legacy of working directly with farmers to bring you the finest grass seed possible helps ensure their success and ours. At Pennington, we know our seed and the farmers who grow it. From field to final product, that's the Pennington way.


Daily Light Required: 4-8 Hours of Sun

Sun Tolerance: Good

Shade Tolerance: Good

Grass Texture: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Inadequate

Disease Resistance: Excellent

Traffic Tolerance: Moderate

Planting Zones:
Northern:  A, C, D, F, G, H, I
Central: B, M, L, H, I, D G

Recommended Planting Dates: Early Spring or Early Fall

Planting Rates:

  • Bare Spots/New Lawns: 10 lbs/1,000 sq ft
Planting Depth: 1/4”

Germination: 5-14 days

Mowing Height: 3”


Planting Zones:

Northern:  A, C, D, F, G, H, I
Central: B, M, L, H, I, D G


Step 1: Prepare
For Bare Spots:
Start by mowing existing grass as short as possible followed by removing debris.  Then rake the soil to loosen and smooth the top layer.  

Step 2: Apply Seed
Sow the seed and gently rake to cover.   

Step 3: Water
Keep the area well watered until the seed germinates and the seedlings have grown sufficiently to cover bare spots, then water as needed.