Seed Application Rate Guidelines

Turf Grasses:

10 lbs – per 1,000 square feet

400 lbs – per acre

*If you are overseeding an existing lawn; this rate can be cut in half.

Pasture Grasses & Mixes

25-35 lbs – per acre

*If you are overseeding an existing pasture; this rate can be cut in half.

Erosion Control Grasses & Mixes (including native grasses)

1-1 ½ lbs – per 1,000 square feet

40-60 lbs – per acre

Cover Crops – Large Seed

For example: OSB Plowdown, Legume Cover Special, Pennywise, Oats, Barley, Triticale

100-125 lbs – per acre*

*If you are planting down a vineyard/orchard row, generally 50-75 lbs per acre is adequate.

Small Seeds

  • Wildflowers
  • Mustard/Brassica mix
  • Clovers

1 lb — per 3,000 square feet

15-25 lbs-per acre