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What is the Shelf Life of Grass Seed?

By Michael Logan ; Updated September 21, 2017

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.


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Michael Logan is a writer, editor and web page designer. His professional background includes electrical, computer and test engineering, real estate investment, network engineering and management, programming and remodeling company owner. Logan has been writing professionally since he was first published in "Test & Measurement World" in 1989.