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Old 08-19-2017, 09:16 PM
 
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I just heard that Bermudagrass should be cut down to about 2" to prevent it from becoming leggy. Bi-weekly mowing. Any opinions?
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Old 08-20-2017, 10:28 AM
 
Location: Spring Hill, Florida
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Here in Florida, I've always set the cutting height at three inches.
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Old 08-25-2017, 05:37 PM
 
Location: Zone 6B ~ Northern VA
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Bermuda: 2-2.5"


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I just heard that Bermudagrass should be cut down to about 2" to prevent it from becoming leggy. Bi-weekly mowing. Any opinions?
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Old 09-04-2017, 08:01 PM
 
Location: Zone 6B ~ Northern VA
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If dethatching or core aerating this fall, I would mow tall fescue beforehand around 2.5".
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Old 09-05-2017, 08:32 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Default grass cutting tips

Definitely 3' inches. Cut it often, it will help keep it healthy besides nice looking.
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Old 09-06-2017, 02:02 AM
 
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As low as my mower will cut it, that way I don't have to mow as often, after I cut the grass is level with the curb. it almost looks like green peach fuz on the dirt.
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Old 09-07-2017, 04:49 PM
 
Location: S.W. Florida
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I set my mower at the next to the highest setting. All year long.
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Old 09-07-2017, 05:16 PM
 
Location: Zone 6B ~ Northern VA
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mikelenz - Excellent advice!

Worst thing you can do is let it grow several inches beyond you're cutting height and take off too much at one time. Cutting more often is the best way to go.

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Definitely 3' inches. Cut it often, it will help keep it healthy besides nice looking.
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Old 09-07-2017, 05:17 PM
 
Location: Zone 6B ~ Northern VA
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For those who are wanting to cut it as low as possible keep in mind the lower you cut it the faster it grows.
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Old 09-17-2017, 06:23 PM
 
Location: Zone 6B ~ Northern VA
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Already finding several neighbors making a huge mistake of lowering the cutting deck... Keep it high.
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