Pennington Smart Seed Northeast Grass Seed and Fertilizer Mix
In the Northeast, your lawn must withstand cold winters and hot, humid summers. Pennington Smart Seed Northeast Mix consists of a premium mix of Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass and Fine Fescues that are specifically designed to flourish in this climate.
Smart Seed Northeast grass seed mix is disease resistant and drought tolerant and contains just the right amount of fertilizer to help your lawn succeed. In areas of your lawn that receive 4 to 6 hours of sun daily, plant this grass seed mix in the early spring or early fall and see results in 8 to 14 days. A 3-pound bag covers up to 1,000 square feet for overseeding an existing lawn and 330 square feet for starting a new lawn from scratch.
What makes Smart Seed smart? It's our industry-leading innovation. Pennington's NexGen Turf Research is the largest private grass seed research facility in the United States. We lead the industry in developing top-performing, water-conserving, sustainable seed. Once established, our purebred, drought-tolerant Smart Seed grass requires up to 30 percent less water than ordinary grass seed. That's year after year, for the life of your lawn. Plus, our advanced, fertilizer-enhanced seed coat technology speeds establishment and promotes greener grass. Born from Pennington innovation and NexGen breeding and research, Smart Seed brings you better seed, better sustainability and better results.
Daily Light Required: 4-6 Hours of Sun
Sun Tolerance: Good
Shade Tolerance: Good
Grass Texture: Fine to Medium Fine
Drought Tolerance: Very Good
Disease Resistance: Excellent
Traffic Tolerance: Good
Planting Zones: F
Recommended Planting Dates: Early Spring or Early Fall
- New Lawns: 9 lbs/1,000 sq ft
- Overseeding: 3 lbs/1,000 sq ft
- Planting Depth: ¼”
Mowing Height: 3”
Planting Zones: F
For Bare Spots/New Lawns:
Remove debris, then rake the soil to loosen and smooth the top layer.
For Overseeding/Thin Areas:
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
Spread the seed evenly using a drop, rotary or hand-held spreader according to the recommended spreader settings. Rake gently to work your seed & fertilizer in through the soil.
Step 3: Water
Keep the soil moist by watering daily as needed until grass sprouts and reaches about 3" tall.