Warm Season Fertilizer Program
The proper diet for warm season lawns
Fertilizer provides essential ingredients grass needs for healthy and steady growth. Natural Alternative® Warm Season Fertilizer Program calculates the optimal feeding schedule and ingredients for your specific grass type, providing your lawn with a balanced diet all year long. Take the hassle out of lawn care with our program designed for your lawn.
uniquely formulated for warmer climates
Centipede lawns require a unique fertilization program to stay green and healthy. Centipede grass is slow-growing, requiring low rates of fertilizer and zero phosphorus. Our Warm Season Fertilizer Program meets specific nutrient and mirco-nutrient needs your lawn has through each change of season. Of course we have also made sure our products are the safer alternative for your pets, wildlife, waterways, beneficial insects and the environment.
For centipede lawns you will not follow the instruction on the boxes (the instructions are designed for cool season areas), follow the instructions below;
When to apply:
First application (A3 Summer) Late-February to Mid-March - apply 3lbs. per 1,000 sq.ft.
Second application (A3 Summer) Late-April to beginning of May - apply 3lbs. per 1,000 sq.ft.
Third application (A2 Late Spring) Late-June to beginning of July - apply 1.5 lbs. per 1,000 sq.ft. (½ of the bag 10 lbs.)
Fourth application (A2 Late Spring) Late- August to beginning of September - apply 1.5 lbs. per 1,000 sq.ft. (other ½ of bag from the third application)
Fifth application (A3 Summer) Late October to beginning of November - apply 3lbs. per 1,000 sq.ft.
- Apply fertilizer only at the recommended rates
- Apply fertilizers 6 to 8 weeks apart;
- Our fertilizers do not have to be watered in they will use the natural moisture in the air, if it has been rather dry you can give it a light watering after application to speed up breakdown.
- Do not apply near water, storm drains, drainage ditches or if heavy rain is expected
- Sweep excess product from driveway, sidewalk or street back onto the lawn
Download our spreader settings sheet to find proper settings for your spreader.