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NCSU Extension Publication:AG-763W
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Mowing heights

Turfgrass

Mowing Height

(inches)

Kentucky bluegrass 1.5 - 2.5
Tall fescue 2.5 - 3.5
Bermudagrass 0.75 - 2.0
Centipedegrass 1.0 - 1.5
St.Augustinegrass 2.5 - 4.0
Zoysiagrass 0.75 - 2.0
  • Mowing at the proper height is critical to

       maintaining turf in its healthiest condition!

  • Under times of stress, make certain the highest

       height of cut is used based on the turf use.