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How Many Blades of Grass Are in a Square Foot?

By Hepzibah Flurge ; Updated September 21, 2017
There are thousands of blades in a square foot of grass.
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The amount of blades of grass in a square foot of lawn depends on the type of grass and the density. The average square foot of grass has 3,000 blades, according to the Oklahoma Museum of Natural History.


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Hepzibah Flurge has been writing professionally since 2008. She is a horticulturist and her work appears on various websites and assorted gardening blogs. She holds a Bachelor of Science in horticulture.