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Ultimate Plus Sun & Shade

Take the stress out of grass seed selection with Pennington Ultimate Plus Sun & Shade. This pre-mixed combination of premium grass seed and fertilizer makes it easy to grow thick, lush grass wherever you live. The Pennington Ultimate Plus Sun & Shade at your local retailer offers a drought- and traffic-tolerant seed mix specifically formulated for your growing region. Guaranteed to grow, this cool-season seed mixture is perfect for full sun to moderate shade, including high traffic zones.

  • Specially formulated to be drought tolerant designed for your area of the country
  • Accurately pre-mixed grass seed plus fertilizer
  • Fertilizer available to plants immediately and up to 8 weeks after planting

Bare Spots / New Grass: Remove debris, then rake the soil to loosen and smooth the top layer.
Overseeding: Same instructions as above but start by mowing existing grass as short as possible.

Spread the seed evenly using a drop, rotary or hand-held spreader according to the settings below. Rake gently to work your seed & fertilizer into the soil.

The most important step! Keep the soil moist! Water daily (twice a day if you have to) until grass sprouts and reaches about 3" tall.

Additional Care Tips
Once your grass is 1/3 taller than the recommended mowing height you may being mowing it. Avoid removing more than 1/3 of the total grass blade length at any single mowing to keep your grass thick. Increase your mowing height in the summer months to reduce grass stress.

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Seed Planting Zone

Daily Light Required: Full sun to partial shade

Sun Tolerance: Very Good

Shade Tolerance: Moderate

Drought Tolerance: Very Good

Disease Resistance: Excellent

Traffic Tolerance: Good

Planting Zones: All Zones

Recommended Planting Dates: Early spring or early fall

Planting Rates:

  • Bare Spots / New Lawn: 12 lbs./1,000 sq ft
  • Overseeding: 4lbs/1,000 sq ft

Planting Depth: ¼"

Germination: 7-14 days

Mowing Height: 3"


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