Crabgrass is one of the most troublesome weeds in lawns.
Early in the season you can hand pull crabgrass before it produces seed along with the use of a pre-emergence herbicide.
Mow at a proper height allows taller grass blades to shade the soil, preventing germination of crabgrass
- Rapid growth
- Coarse texture
- Spreading stems
- Roots develop at nodes
- 55°F for 4-5 consecutive days
- Early spring-late summer
- Sandy, compacted soil
- Direct sunlight