What is fusarium?
How do I know if my lawn has fusarium?
Initially, the lawn will begin to show small patches of white ‘fluff’:
As the disease grows, it destroys the leaves of the grass plants, leaving bare patches:
How did fusarium get in my lawn?
How do I control fusarium in my lawn?
Fusarium can controlled in the short term by applying a fungicide treatment. This will tackle the problem head on, but may not prevent it returning.
To help reduce the chances of getting fusarium in the future, it is best to improve the lawn’s overall condition by using Green Man Lawn Care Booster Treatments (scarifying, aerating and overseeding) on an annual basis, combined with a seasonal fertiliser program.