Lawn Rust is referred to as the lawn mystery of the “Orange-Shoe Disease.”
Apply a nitrogen fertilizer and water in the morning to allow the lawn to try out during the day. If necessary apply a fungicide.
Maintain proper cultural practices, aerate your lawn once a year, and minimize shade if possible.
- Yellowish-orange dots on grass blades
- Thinning turf
- Raised pustules
- Occurs in early spring through fall
- 65-86° F temperatures
- Low-light & low-nitrogen
- Drought stress and moist weather