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Scotts® Classic® Heat & Drought Grass Seed

Overview & Benefits

  • Scotts® Classic® Heat & Drought Grass Seed was developed to thrive under hot summer conditions.
  • Tolerates high heat and drought and aggressively spreads to fill in bare spots.
  • 99.9% Weed Free.
  • IIf you have recently used a weed control or prevention product, please refer to the product labels to determine whether or not it is the appropriate time to plant grass seed.
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Available sizes:

    3 lbs., 7lbs.
  • Spreader Settings

    Scotts® Hand-Held Spreaders
    Reseeding - 5
    New Lawn/Bare Spot Repair - 5*

    Scotts® Broadcast/Rotary Spreaders
    Reseeding - 11½
    New Lawn/Bare Spot Repair - 14

    Scotts® Drop Spreaders
    Reseeding - 9½
    New Lawn/Bare Spot Repair - 14½

    Scotts® EasyGreen™
    Reseeding - 30
    New Lawn/Bare Spot Repair - 30*

     * go over lawn twice

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  • How to Use

    1. PREP
    Bare Soil: Loosen top layer of soil.
    Dead Grass/Thin Area: Rake area and remove dead grass.
    For best results, add a thin layer of Scotts® Turf Builder® Lawn Soil™ before applying seed.

    2. APPLY
    Small Area: Spread by hand or with a Scotts® handheld spreader.
    Large Area: Apply using a specially designed Scotts® spreader.
    After seeding, apply Scotts® Turf Builder® Food for New Grass to boost your seed's performance for a thicker lawn that comes in quicker. Lightly rake to move the seed and fertilizer into the soil.

    3. WATER
    Keep the soil surface moist until the seedlings reach 2 inches tall.

  • When to Apply

    Fall and spring are the best times to plant grass seed, because seed germinates best when temperatures are between 61°F and 70°F.

  • Avg. days to Germinate

    7 - 30

  • Coverage Area

    3 lbs: up to 1,500 sq. ft.
    7 lbs: up to 3,500 sq. ft.

  • Packaging


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