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What are the recommended mowing heights for grass?

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Mow your lawn when the grass is approximately 1/3 taller than their recommended mowing height:

Grass Type Recommended Height
COOL SEASON GRASSES
Tall Fescue 2" – 4"
Sun & Shade Mixes 2" – 3 1/2"
Fescue/Bluegrass 2" – 3"
Kentucky Bluegrass 1 1/2 " – 3"
Sun & Shade 2 1/2" – 3"
Dense Shade 2 1/2" – 4"
Red, Chewings or Hard Fescues 1 1/2" – 2 1/2"
Annual Ryegrass 1 1/2" – 2 1/2"
Perennial Ryegrass 1 1/2" – 3"
Bentgrass 1/4" – 3/4"
WARM SEASON GRASSES
Bermudagrass 1/2" – 1 1/2"
Centipede 1 – 2"
Carpetgrass 1 – 2"
Bahiagrass 2" – 3"
St. Augustine 1" – 3"
Zoysia 1/2" – 1 1/2"


Note: Cutting off more than a third of the blade at once will shock to the plant.



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