Ultimate choice for light to dense shade. Shady Place grows vigorously, and adapts to a wide variety of soil types and moisture conditions.

  • Provides an even transition from shaded to full sun
  • Great for revitalizing “thinned out” shaded areas
  • Greens up quickly in spring
  • Ideal for home lawns with moderate to densely shaded areas

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Earth Carpet

Color: Dark, jade green
Texture: Medium fine
Light: Full sun to deep shade
Mow Height (in.): 3-4
N lbs./1,000 sq. ft./yr.: 1-3

Stress Tolerance
Heat: Good
Wear: Fair
Drought: Good
Traffic: Good

Ideal For

  • Home lawn with moderate sun to densely shaded areas

Seeding Rate
New Seeding (lbs./1,000 sq. ft.): 5-8
Overseeding (lbs./1,000 sq. ft.): 3-4

Seeding Info
Days to Establish: 10-21
Seed Depth (in.): 1/4-1/2

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