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When to plant Bermuda grass seed in Hammond, IL

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: 2.0 to 3.0 lbs per 1000 square feet.
  • Overseed your lawn: 0.75 to 1.25 lbs per 1000 square feet

Germination Period: 21 days

Best Dates for Seeding: May 6 to October 5

Plug Schedule

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

Establishment Period: 60 days

Best dates for planting plugs: May 18 to September 24

Recommended Bermuda grass seed

Scotts Turf Builder Grass Seed Bermudagrass, Mix for Full Sun

Scotts Turf Builder Grass Seed Bermudagrass, Mix for Full Sun

Scotts EZ Seed Bermudagrass

Scotts EZ Seed Bermudagrass

Pennington One Step Complete Bermudagrass Bare Spot Grass Seed

Pennington One Step Complete Bermudagrass Bare Spot Grass Seed