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Question: How long should I wait to mow my new sod?
Top Answer (40% of 69 votes): Two weeks.

Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: Use a push mower at a setting of 4in.
B- Sharp Property Maintenance
Answer: Four weeks
Explanation: Need to wait and let it take root so the longer you can wait the better. If need be you could always weedeat it down to keep it from looking bad but it's better to keep the equipment off of the sod till it takes
Carolina Ground Solutions Inc
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: Your new lawn should be mowed at the end of week 2 into Week 3, not earlier
Florida Lawn Masters
ProMatcher
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: Mow if Grass exceeds 3.5" Your new lawn should be mowed at the end of week 2 or if you lawn exceeds 3 1/2" tall. Back off on the watering so the turf is dry to the touch and firm enough to walk on without sinking in. If your new lawn reaches over 3 1/2", mow off a third of the length even if it has not been two weeks.
Lawn Ranger
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: The real answer here is mow your new grass when it looks like it needs mowed. Be gentle on the turns and avoid heavy traffic.
Main Street Mowing
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: Approximately two weeks. It depends on how quickly it roots and the height of the grass. Basically, once it reaches a height of three to three and a half inches, it should be mowed.
Kevin Catalano Gardening & Design
ProMatcher
Answer: Three weeks
Explanation: Anywhere from 10 to 21 days. Checking to make sure the sod has rooted prior to mowing.
RL Residential Services
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Awhile keep it watered. Depending on the growth. Let it take hold and grow a bit before mowing. Mow higher !!! It helps retain healthy yard
TERRY'S LAWN SERVICE
Answer: Four weeks
Explanation: Sod must be allowed time to take root so its not lifted during mowing
Larry Pierce Lawn/Landscaping
ProMatcher
Answer: Four weeks
Explanation: give your sod a chance to grow and root
Midwest Ground Effects, Inc.
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: That gives it time to settle
Mom's Cleaning LLC
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: If the sod is properly installed two weeks is normally enough time for the sod to root.
Land Tech Landscapes
ProMatcher
Answer: Four weeks
Explanation: I use the "tug test" when the roots have gone into the earth is sod will no longer come loose.
Money$ Worth Lawn Maintenance
Answer: One week
Explanation: This will depend on many factors. A good rule of thumb, keep your lawn at 3.5". The first mowing should be done when the grass is @ 4".
GrassHoppers Lawn Enforcement LLC
Answer: Three weeks
Explanation: When its 3 1/2 inches tall and somewhat solid to walk on .
steve,s yard care
ProMatcher
Answer: Three weeks
Explanation: The longer the better is the easy answer. Longer blade length will reduce soil surface temps and conserve needed moisture.
Emerald Lawn and Outdoor Services
Answer: Four weeks
Explanation: It should be 4-6 weeks. It depends on the type of sod that you have.
Salinas Lawn Services
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: If its taller than 3 1/2 inches
Black Dirt Services LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: the roots should be into the soil
Oak Professional Maintenance Services Company Inc
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: If you can't pull it up then cut 14-20 days
Branstone landscapes
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