Centipede grass is coarse leaved and light green in color. It is a low-maintenance grass demanding little fertilizer and mowing. It grows well in lighting conditions ranging from full sun to partial shade. Centipede grass doesn’t tolerate traffic, compaction, high pH soils, high phosphorus, excessive thatch or drought. This grass can take two to three years to establish by seed. Mow at 1 inch to 1 ½-inches.
Ok, now that you have chosen your grass seed, take a look at the Planting Grass Seed page for detailed instructions on how to prepare your seed bed and plant your grass seed!