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Smart Seed Sun and Shade North 20 lb. 6,660 sq. ft. Grass Seed and Lawn Fertilizer

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  • Mix of Fescues, Perennial Rye and Kentucky Bluegrass
  • For lawns that get sun in some parts & moderate shade in others
  • Has just the right amount of fertilizer to help your lawn succeed
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About This Product

Lawn grasses vary in the amount of sunlight they need to stay healthy. If some of your lawn receives sun and other parts receive moderate shade, Pennington Smart Seed Sun and Shade offers the perfect mix of Tall Fescue, Perennial Ryegrass, Kentucky Bluegrass and Fine Fescue to survive these conditions. This sun and shade grass seed mix is disease resistant and drought tolerant and contains just the right amount of fertilizer to help your lawn succeed. In areas of your lawn that receive 4-hours to 6-hours of sun daily, plant this grass seed mix in the early spring or early fall and see results in 8-days to 21-days. This 20 lbs. bag covers up to 6,660 sq. ft. for overseeding an existing lawn and 2,220 sq. ft. for starting a new lawn from scratch. What makes Smart Seed smart. It's our industry-leading innovation. Pennington's NexGen Turf Research is the largest private grass seed research facility. We lead the industry in developing top-performing, water-conserving, sustainable seed. Once established, our purebred, drought-tolerant Smart Seed grass requires up to 30% less water than ordinary grass seed. That's year after year, for the life of your lawn. Plus, our advanced, Fertilizer-Enhanced Seed Coat technology speeds establishment and promotes greener grass. Born from Pennington innovation and NexGen breeding and research, Smart Seed brings you better seed, better sustainability and better results.

Highlights

  • Perfect mix of tall fescue, perennial ryegrass, Kentucky bluegrass and fine fescue to survive sun and moderate shade
  • Ideal grass seed for lawns that receive sun in some parts and moderate shade in others
  • Contains just the right amount of fertilizer to help your lawn succeed
  • For areas getting 4-hours to 6-hours of sunlight
  • Excellent disease resistance and very good drought tolerance
  • Save up to 30% more water year after year versus ordinary grass seed
  • Guaranteed to grow
  • Bag covers up to 6,660 sq. ft.
  • See results in 8-days to 21-days
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Product Information

Internet # 314933319

Model # 100543720

Store SKU # 1005852041

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Specifications

Dimensions: H 26 in, W 16 in, D 3.25 in

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)6660 sq ftProduct Depth (in.)3.25 in
Product Height (in.)26 inProduct Size20 LB-Pound
Product Width (in.)16 in

Details

Drought TolerantYesGrass Seed UseNew Lawn, Overseeding
Grass TypeSun and ShadeLandscape Supply TypeSeeds
OrganicNoPack Size1
Product Weight (lb.)20.437 lbRegionAppalachians, California Coast, Mideast Central, Midwest, Northeast Central, Northwest Coast, Northwest Mountain, Southwest Mountain
Returnable90-DaySeed TypeGrass
Traffic/Wear Tolerance LevelMedium Light

Questions & Answers

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caret
Q:Is this seed recommended for properties on or near salt water/ocean, bay/inlet areas?
by|Feb 25, 2024
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Q:Will this seed stay green all year long in Southern California?
by|Jan 9, 2024
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A:  Hello! Bermuda grass grows during temperatures of 75 degrees and above during the day and no lower than 60 at night. However, high temperatures above 90 can cause drought conditions in the soil and will make the grass go brown. While it is possible, the lawn would need to be watered regularly during high temperatures.

by|Feb 22, 2024
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    caret
    Q:1. What cultivar/variety is this? I prefer Sahara or Princess. 2. I'm in USDA Zone 8b. I'll be overseeding an existing lawn that has a mix of Bahia and Crentipede. Is Fall ok or should I wait until spring?
    by|Oct 27, 2023
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    A:  Hello, this product does not contain Princess; depending on your region/availability, it will most likely include Sahara. Please refer to the seed analysis tag on the bag for exact percentages and varieties. We also recommend waiting until late spring to seed because you want to plant a warm-season grass. We do not recommend your type of lawn with Bermuda due to the difference in growth speed and spreadability.

    by|Nov 8, 2023
      caret
      Q:The bag says "results in 8-14 days". Does that mean seeds will begin to germinate in 8-14 days, or does it mean all seeds that will potentially germinate will do so in 8-14 days?
      by|Sep 26, 2023
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      A:  If the seed has been planted according to the instructions on the bag " results om 8-14 days" means the seed will begin to germinate during this time period.

      by|Sep 27, 2023
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        Customer Reviews

        3.5 out of 5
        • 3.5 out of 1,254 reviews
        • 54% recommend this product
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        sent old seed
        I received my grass seed in high anticipation when I reviewed the back of the bag I realized they sent me old seed. I don't even know if it will grow.
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          Only grass seed that works!!
          I have tried a few different brands of seeds, but the Pennington Sun & Shade north grass seed is the only one that has worked! I will definitely be buying it again! My front lawn has been completely revived in 3 weeks!!
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            • Recommended
            Good and quick germination
            Quick and high percentage germination. Biggest problem is the amount of weeds that come with it. I killed all vegetation and tilled soil 4-6 inches. Seed did germinate quickly and is filling in nicely, but I also have a good crop of a weed I’ve never seen in this section of lawn before.
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              • Recommended
              I didn't all my homework and still got an "F"!
              I bought two 20# bags of their "Sun & Shade" Grass Seed. That should be "Penningtons' Weed Seed" at best . . . After months of research locally and with Pennington I purchased their "Sun & Shade Smart Seed". Scraped, Scarified and spread 3-4" of "organic matter" then rototilled it in and planted. 3 years later, I have a front yard that is a wasteland with an over abundance of weeds that I have never had. Including a species that our County Extension Agent says is not indigenous to our area. A patch that didn't get planted is looking very nice with the 60 year old original grass. The Back Yard the was prepped, but not planted the old grass came back, with less weeds, better than the newly planted Pennington seed. It does not work. Although their Website, Old & "New" Packaging (new packaging means an attempt at an image update), Lot Label, Ads . . . profess a gorgeous lush lawn, the CRSs & Seed Guys say completely another . . . now. I was treated like I was nutz expecting a nice somewhat established lawn in 3 years. They were not willing to acknowledge nor stand behind the guarantee that's printed right on the bag. Right now the Pennington planted areas are almost bare except for patches of weeds. A few are more like continents of weeds. Strange though all the negative reviews, which there are many, are all basically the same AND just like mine. Now that I have reseed my lawn allover again, I found a seed company just south of me that has what Pennington promised at half the price. When I called to get more information, the guy I talked to just laughed when I mentioned Pennington. He said, "Sorry you had to go through that, but we'll take care of you and guarantee our product." Always Buy Local.
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              Response from penningtonpwrSep 22, 2023
              Hello, we're sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience with our product. Thanks for letting us know. Hearing about your experience is important to us. We hope you'll consider giving us a call at 1-800-285-7333 so we can learn more.
                garbage. this is as bad as scotts
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                Response from Pennington TeamAug 17, 2023
                Hello, We are sorry to hear about your experience with this product. Please contact customer service so we can assist you further at 1-800-285-7333. Thank you. pennington
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                Terrible Seed
                This seed is absolutely awful. I had plumbing work done that requires my yard to be excavated. The yard was prepped, tilled, and lawn fertilizer was used. Seed was raked in and watered daily. We’re going on 4 weeks. My yard is full of crabgrass now and it has grown in extremely patchy. Now I have to spend money pulling up the heinous crabgrass that is now in place. Terrible seed. Would not recommend
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                Response from Pennington TeamJul 27, 2023
                We are sorry to hear that you had issues when planting the grass seed. Our seed is rigorously tested for both germination and weed control to ensure that it is only high quality grass seed in our products. Please reach out to discuss your experience with Customer Service at 1-800-285-7333. Thank you. pennington
                  1 found this review helpful
                  If you like crab grass…
                  Like many others, this is the worst seed I’ve ever purchased. 50% crab grass came up. I know they will respond that they vigorously test their seed but I think they need some new QC procedures because something isn’t working and it’s costing a LOT of people $$ and wasted time. I’ve done this process in my yard MANY time before and only with this seed has this happened.
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                  Response from Pennington TeamJul 27, 2023
                  Hello, We are sorry to hear about your experience with this product. Please contact customer service so we can assist you further at 1-800-285-7333. Thank you. pennington
                    2 found this review helpful
                    Does, did not grow at all
                    Waste of time and money did not grow at all very disappointed in this product
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                    Response from Pennington TeamJul 5, 2023
                    Hello, we're sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience with our product. Thanks for letting us know. Hearing about your experience is important to us. We hope you'll consider giving us a call at 1-800-285-7333 so we can learn more. pennington
                      Very disappointed didn’t grow
                      I have bought this product before. Unfortunately i planted this seed in my front yard to fill in sone bare spots. This product didn’t grow at all. Disappointing.
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                      Response from Pennington TeamJul 10, 2023
                      Hello, we are sorry to hear that you had issues when planting the grass seed. Our seed is rigorously tested for both germination and weed control to ensure that it is only high quality grass seed in our products. Please reach out to discuss your experience with Customer Service at 1-800-285-7333. Thank you. pennington
                        1 found this review helpful
                        More weeds than grass
                        I seeded using this product and the amount of thistles that came up in my yard is STAGGERING. See images below. *DO NOT BUY* My front yard is normally beautiful and lush. After over-seeding with this seed, my yard turned into a thorn filled mine field. It has rendered my front yard useless for my kids and dog to get out and enjoy. This should be illegal to charge this amount for seed and get this kind of results. Shame on Pennington and shame on Home Depot. I want a refund
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                        Response from Pennington TeamJun 8, 2023
                        We're sorry to hear this and want to help! Please give us a call at 1-800-285-7333. We hope to hear from you soon. pennington
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