When to plant Centipede grass seed in Abingdon, VA

Seeding Schedule

The ideal days for establishment have nighttime temperatures above 65°F, and daytime temperatures below 95°F for the entirety of the growth period. The dates listed below are days with average historic temperatures in your area within this range. These should only be used as a guideline, and actual weather conditions should be used to determine actual dates.

Seeding Schedule

Amount of Seed:

  • Establishing a new lawn: 0.5 to 1.0 lbs per 1000 square feet.
  • Overseed your lawn: 0.25 to 0.5 lbs per 1000 square feet

Germination Period: 28 days

Best Dates for Seeding: May 4 to October 7

Plug Schedule

Number of Plugs: Roughly 560 grass plugs per 1000 square feet

Establishment Period: 60 days

Best dates for planting plugs: May 23 to September 24

Recommended Centipede grass seed

Centipede Grass Seed for a Dense Green Lawn, NO Mulch

Centipede Grass Seed for a Dense Green Lawn, NO Mulch

Scotts EZ Seed Patch and Repair Centipede Grass

Scotts EZ Seed Patch and Repair Centipede Grass

TifBlair Centipede Grass Seed

TifBlair Centipede Grass Seed