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How Long Does It Take for Grass Seed to Sprout?

By Lisa Caswell ; Updated September 21, 2017

Grass seed can take anywhere from five to 30 days to sprout, depending on the type of seed planted. Rye grass is one of the quickest to sprout, while Bluegrass can take up to several weeks.


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Lisa Caswell holds a license in cosmetology and has practiced in the field since 1980. With a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Quincy College, she also serves as a victims' advocate for those affected by domestic or sexual violence.