Take Pennsylvania's varied climate in stride with Pennington Smart Seed Pennsylvania State Mix. This premium mix of Smart Seed grasses is especially formulated to handle the state's hot, humid summers and cold, wet winters. With Pennington's exclusive Penkoted seed technology, your seed stays protected from deadly fungal disease during germination and early establishment. Seed establishes faster and experiences healthier growth on your way to a thick, lush Pennsylvania lawn.
Improving Bare Spots
Mow your lawn closely, then remove leaves, dead grass, etc. Rake, harrow lightly, or aerate the bare spots to prepare the seedbed. Conduct a soil test to be sure the soil has the proper balance of nutrients. Fertilize and add soil amendments if needed.
Zones: Eastern part of zone 7
Daily Light Required: Full sun to med shade (4-8 hrs of sun)
Sun Tolerance: Good
Shade Tolerance: Moderate
Grass Color: Dark green
Grass Texture: Fine
Drought Tolerance: Very good
Disease Resistance: Good
Traffic Tolerance: Good
Planting Zones: Eastern part of zone 7
Recommended Planting Dates: Early spring or early fall
Planting Depth: No more than ¼”
Germination: 7-14 days
Mowing Height: 3”
Grows best in the shaded area.
For sunny & shady lawns.
Needs 4 to 8 hours of daily sun.
Plant in early Spring or Fall, when temperatures are between 60 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
STEP 1: PREPARE
Remove debris, then rake the soil to loosen and smooth the top layer.
STEP 2: APPLY
Spread the seed evenly using a spreader. For new lawns, apply a starter fertilizer. Rake gently to work your seed & fertilizer into the soil.
STEP 3: WATER
This is the most important step! Keep the soil moist by watering daily (twice a day if you have to) until grass sprouts and reaches about 3” tall.