Can I Use 10-10-10 To Fertilize A Centipede Lawn? 

Pre-emergent under sod

Q: Can I use 10-10-10 to fertilize a centipede lawn? 

A: No. Centipede grass is sensitive to excess phosphorus in the soil. Your 10-10-10 has 10% phosphorus (the middle number). Look for a fertilizer labeled for centipede lawns instead. Loosely speaking, any fertilizer that has a middle number that is 5 or less would be fine.

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