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Large enough to serve all of your lawn and landscape needs yet small enough to care. 
  
Located in Wellington, serving North Central and North Eastern Ohio.

Red Thread

Red Thread  
 
 
  Red Thread

Red Thread

SEASON: Fall.

APPEARANCE: Small spots that appear water-soaked enlarge rapidly to cover a large part of the leaf. As the spots dry, the leaves fade to a light brown or tan. Pink webs bind the grass blades together. Later, the fungus forms thin, red-to-pink, finger-like structures at the tips of grass leaves, which gives the lawn a reddish cast.

FAVORABLE CONDITIONS: Most damaging in spring and fall in temperatures of 68º to 75º F and high humidity. Low levels of nitrogen favor its development. When the grass growth slows down due to a lack of nitrogen, the disease then becomes more prevalent.

SUSCEPTIBLE GRASSES: Red fescue, ryegrass, Kentucky bluegrass, and bentgrass.

RESISTANT VARIETIES: 'Biljart' and 'Claudia' fine fescues; 'Chateau' Kentucky bluegrass; 'Pennant' perennial ryegrass.

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