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Scotts Turf Builder Starter Food for New Grass Plus Weed Preventer Fertilizer

Prevents crabgrass & dandelions for up to 6 weeks

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Sometimes it takes time to get your lawn moving in the direction you want. But with Scotts® Turf Builder® Starter® Food for New Grass Plus Weed Preventer, you don’t have to wait. Starter® Food for New Grass Plus Weed Preventer has a 2-in-1 formula that feeds new grass and gives it a quick start, while preventing crabgrass and dandelions for up to 6 weeks. New grass grows thicker AND quicker versus unfed grass, which will have you on your way to the lawn you’ve always wanted. Faster. *Not available in FL.
Mode of Action
Lipid Synthesis Inhibitors
Site of Action
(1) ACCase Inhibitor
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Safe On
Click on a grass type below to see safe application rates:
Centipedegrass, Chewings Fescue, Fine Fescue, Hard Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Fescue, and Tall Fescue
Maximum Yearly Limits
The maximum application rate of Mesotrione per treatment site per year is 0.45 lbs.
Effective Temperature Range
Apply when temperatures are consistently between 60°F and 90°F.
Before Seeding Instructions
Apply this product before watering newly planted grass for the first time.
Fertilizer & Nutrient Analysis
Broadcast Application
Label Rate:
4.3 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Fertilizer NPK Ratio:
21 - 22 - 4
Label Rate Nutrient Analysis:
Ingredient % Mass / Area
Nitrogen 21% 0.9 lbs / 1,000 sqft
Phosphorus 22% 0.95 lbs / 1,000 sqft
Potassium 4% 0.17 lbs / 1,000 sqft
Sulfur 1% 0.04 lbs / 1,000 sqft
Iron 0.5% 0.02 lbs / 1,000 sqft
Label Rate Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 5000 square feet
at a cost of
$6.74 per 1,000 sqft
Nutrient Mass:
Total Nutrient Cost Analysis:
Ingredient Total Mass Cost / Mass
Nitrogen 4.51 lbs $7.47 / lb
Phosphorus 4.73 lbs $7.13 / lb
Potassium 0.86 lbs $39.20 / lb
Sulfur 0.22 lbs $156.79 / lb
Iron 0.11 lbs $313.58 / lb
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Scotts Turf Builder Starter Food for New Grass Plus Weed Preventer Optimized Application Label Rate Calculator

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Control
Suppression
No Control
Broadcast Treatment:
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Grass / Turf Types Safe
Centipedegrass
Chewings Fescue
Fine Fescue
Hard Fescue
Kentucky Bluegrass
Perennial Ryegrass
Red Fescue
Tall Fescue
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Broadcast Treatment
Label Rate:
4.3 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 5000 square feet
at a cost of
$6.74 per 1,000 sqft
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Grass / Turf Types Safe
Bahiagrass
Bentgrass
Bermudagrass
Kikuyu Grass
St. Augustinegrass
Zoysiagrass
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Broadcast Treatment
No broadcast treatment rates listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.