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What is Brown Patch

Brown Patch is caused by a fungus and usually occurs in late spring, summer and autumn when the weather is warm and humid. Bent grass is very susceptible.

 

Symptoms

It starts with small discoloured patches of grass which later spread to form irregular dead patches a metre or more in diameter.  

 

How to protect your plants

Lawns should always be watered in the morning so they dry well before nightfall.

 

Plants impacted

  • Lawns
  • Turf

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