What is the Shelf Life of Grass Seed?
Grass seed shelf life is 3-5 years. Germination rates decline 10 to 25 percent each year of storage. Increase the seeding rate when using stored seed.
Shelf Life Of Grass Seed?
The least expensive and easiest way to a new lawn is by using grass seeds. Grass seeds should be chosen according to the climate of the area. Grass seeds have a shelf life of three to five years. Timing is critical when starting a new lawn. The best time to sow grass seeds in colder regions is during fall since the weeds are few and the soil is continually moist. Moisten the soil 4 to 6 inches deep since this will not only provide nourishment to seeds but also protection from wind.
- Grass seed shelf life is 3-5 years.
- The best time to sow grass seeds in colder regions is during fall since the weeds are few and the soil is continually moist.
- Understanding grass seed
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