Model # 21605

Internet #203187342

Store SKU #896470

Scotts 15 lb. 5,000 sq. ft. Turf Builder Starter Brand Fertilizer
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Scotts

15 lb. 5,000 sq. ft. Turf Builder Starter Brand Fertilizer

  • Provides nutrients for your developing lawn
  • Promotes faster root and blade development
  • Grows grass thicker and quicker vs. unfed grass
$2198 /each

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Package Size (lb.)
16.1
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Product Overview

  • Provides nutrients for your developing lawn
  • Promotes faster root and blade development
  • Grows grass thicker and quicker vs. unfed grass
With Scotts Turf Builder Starter Food for New Grass, your seedlings will benefit from a combination of nutrients that will satisfy their special needs. The Starter Food gives new grass a quick start by promoting faster root and blade development, and the 24-25-4 fertilizer ratio providing nutrients for your developing lawn. New grass grows 70% thicker AND 35% quicker versus unfed grass, which will have you on your way to the lawn you’ve always wanted. Faster.
  • Grows new grass 70% thicker, 35% quicker versus unfed grass
  • Gets new grass off to a quick start by promoting faster root and blade development
  • 24-25-4 fertilizer ratio provides the nutrients for developing lawns
  • Improves seeding results! Also great for sod and grass plugs.
  • For use on all grass types
  • What is the Best Fertilizer for my Yard?



Product Overview

  • Provides nutrients for your developing lawn
  • Promotes faster root and blade development
  • Grows grass thicker and quicker vs. unfed grass
Model #: 21605
Sku #: 896470
Internet #: 203187342

With Scotts Turf Builder Starter Food for New Grass, your seedlings will benefit from a combination of nutrients that will satisfy their special needs. The Starter Food gives new grass a quick start by promoting faster root and blade development, and the 24-25-4 fertilizer ratio providing nutrients for your developing lawn. New grass grows 70% thicker AND 35% quicker versus unfed grass, which will have you on your way to the lawn you’ve always wanted. Faster.

  • Grows new grass 70% thicker, 35% quicker versus unfed grass
  • Gets new grass off to a quick start by promoting faster root and blade development
  • 24-25-4 fertilizer ratio provides the nutrients for developing lawns
  • Improves seeding results! Also great for sod and grass plugs.
  • For use on all grass types
  • What is the Best Fertilizer for my Yard?



Info & Guides

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Specifications

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)
5000
Package Size (lb.)
16.1
Product Depth (in.)
16
Product Height (in.)
3
Product Width (in.)
12

Details

Compatible Grass Type
All Purpose,Bent Grass,Bermuda,Bluegrass,Centipede,Fescue,Rye,St. Augustine (Floratam),Tall Fescue,Zoysia
Condition of lawn
Established/New
Dry Fertilizer Type
Dry Lawn Fertilizer
Fertilizer Features
No Additional Features
Longevity (weeks)
6
N-P-K Ratio
24-25-4
Organic
No
Post-Emergent Weed Control
No
Pre-Emergent Weed Control
No
Returnable
90-Day
Season Use
All-Season
Time release
Slow release

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Scotts No-Quibble Guarantee. If for any reason you, the consumer, are not satisfied after using this product, you are entitled to get your money back. Simply send us evidence of purchase and we will mail you a refund check promptly.

Specifications

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)
5000
Package Size (lb.)
16.1
Product Depth (in.)
16
Product Height (in.)
3
Product Width (in.)
12

Details

Compatible Grass Type
All Purpose,Bent Grass,Bermuda,Bluegrass,Centipede,Fescue,Rye,St. Augustine (Floratam),Tall Fescue,Zoysia
Condition of lawn
Established/New
Dry Fertilizer Type
Dry Lawn Fertilizer
Fertilizer Features
No Additional Features
Longevity (weeks)
6
N-P-K Ratio
24-25-4
Organic
No
Post-Emergent Weed Control
No
Pre-Emergent Weed Control
No
Returnable
90-Day
Season Use
All-Season
Time release
Slow release

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Scotts No-Quibble Guarantee. If for any reason you, the consumer, are not satisfied after using this product, you are entitled to get your money back. Simply send us evidence of purchase and we will mail you a refund check promptly.

Questions & Answers

is this safe to use on St. Augustine grass

Asked by: Ken
Turf Builder Starter Food is a straight fertilizer; therefore, it is safe to place on any type of grass. Use 877-220-3089 to call us if you have other questions.
Answered by: BrandAnswers
Date published: 2017-04-28

Can this be used on newley seeded grass

Asked by: Herman
This product is specifically designed to be used when seeding a new lawn or over seeding an existing lawn, so you will be able to seed anytime before or after using our Starter Fertilizer. We want you to be confident in our products and that is why we offer a product guarantee. If you would like to further discuss this, please refer to your review when calling. 877-220-3089.
Answered by: BrandAnswers
Date published: 2017-10-10

Should I use this product before I throw seed?

Asked by: Al
we did and it worked
Answered by: Sally
Date published: 2017-10-10

Is this product safe for pets?

Asked by: Jsmith225
Under "PRODUCT OVERVIEW" on right side of screen see "Info & Guides" and select "SDS" (Safety Data Sheet). On page 7 says Conclusion/Summary Skin: May cause skin irritation. Eyes: May cause eye irritation. Respiratory: May cause respiratory irritation. On page 9 says Emergency Overview: Keep out of reach of children. May cause eye irritation. To sum it all up, no, this product is not safe to use around pets. Even though this question was asked March 7, 2016, a response on March 8, 2016 said "Yes, the product is safe to use around pets." As an animal lover I wouldn't want your pet to be hurt by this fertilizer based on an erroneous answer given.
Answered by: Michelle
Date published: 2017-09-05
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Customer Reviews

15 lb. 5,000 sq. ft. Turf Builder Starter Brand Fertilizer is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 203.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must-have when planting new seed Great product and this to my new seed that I put down backyard with 25 yards of topsoil within two weeks I have a nice tall green lawn.
Date published: 2017-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from i spread new lawn fertilizer on my lawn and it... i spread new lawn fertilizer on my lawn and it worked great! i i put down sod in. late december 2016 and as of may 2017 lawn seem to struggle, it did start to grow green but a lime green and just shallow, base of sod was yellow/dry,in 3 day it's dark green grass and much thicker..awesome!
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Work Ok But the quality of the top soil purchased... Work Ok But the quality of the top soil purchased form Home Depot has stunted the growth of my grass. I bought 15 bags of top soil and only 4 of the bags were plain top soil the rest contained mulch and top soil that was missed labeled and grass does not grow good in the area where i used it.
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Helped boost the germination off the seed and gave it a jump start. There was a small area that I... Helped boost the germination off the seed and gave it a jump start. There was a small area that I also seeded but ran out of the starter fertilizer and I was amazed at the difference the fertilizer made. The fertilized area grew twice as fast and was much denser.
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No complaints with this. Earlier this summer I aerated my yard, spread grass seed, then Scotts T... No complaints with this. Earlier this summer I aerated my yard, spread grass seed, then Scotts Turf Builder Starter Brand Fertilizer and compost top dressing from our local landfill. Grass grew in really well and thickened up. Used it again later this fall in two separate areas and did the same thing as I did earlier in the summer. Grass sprung up and is thriving.
Date published: 2017-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Added this fertilizer to some new grass I had growing... Added this fertilizer to some new grass I had growing form seed after about a month in. Provided the much needed nutrients to the new grass. There was added growth the grass. I plan to reapply in a month time further feed the new grass.
Date published: 2017-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the second time using it while starting new... This is the second time using it while starting new grass. It works well, because an area where I ran oout did not grow nearly as fast or green as the rest. Plus I get numerous comments from different people how well the grass takes.
Date published: 2017-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I sparingly used this with a newly seeded lawn. It came up a vibrant green and is going strong. I sparingly used this with a newly seeded lawn. It came up a vibrant green and is going strong.
Date published: 2017-05-02
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