Lawn Academy

Dollar Spot

Dollar Spot

Sclerotinia Homegocarpa

A lawn fungus that occurs on most turf-grass specie.


Chemical control, water deeply, but infrequently in the morning rather than in the evening and maintain proper nitrogen fertility.


Do not water into evening. Always water in early morning to ensure it has time to dry out.


  • Hourglass straw-colored lesions
  • Brown border around lesions
  • Tip often remains green
  • 2-3 inch spots appear in lawn


  • Heavy dew
  • Over-watering
  • Late-day irrigation