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Question: How long should I wait to mow my new sod?
Top Answer (41% of 65 votes): Two weeks.

Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: Your new lawn should be mowed at the end of week 2 into Week 3, not earlier
Florida Lawn Masters
Answer: Four weeks
Explanation: You want your grass comerge
B&p landscaping llc
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
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Four weeks
Explanation: Should wait till new sod has attached to the soil
Cuyahoga Property Maintenance
Answer: Three weeks
Explanation: Anywhere from 10 to 21 days. Checking to make sure the sod has rooted prior to mowing.
RL Residential Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Four weeks
Explanation: Sod must be allowed time to take root so its not lifted during mowing
Larry Pierce Lawn/Landscaping
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: Two weeks or more
Roop's Lawn Services, LLC
Answer: Four weeks
Explanation: give your sod a chance to grow and root
Midwest Ground Effects, Inc.
ProMatcher
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: If the sod is properly installed two weeks is normally enough time for the sod to root.
Land Tech Landscapes
Answer: Three weeks
Explanation: Mow with a push or walk behind mower. Riding mowers and zero turn mowers will turn up the sod.
Walkers Green, Inc
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
ProMatcher
Answer: Three weeks
Explanation: When its 3 1/2 inches tall and somewhat solid to walk on .
steve,s yard care
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.
Timberworx Tree and Landscaping
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
ProMatcher
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: If its taller than 3 1/2 inches
Black Dirt Services LLC
Answer: Three weeks
Explanation: I give my yards three weeks to be sure
chesapeake bay landscaping
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: the roots should be into the soil
Oak Professional Maintenance Services Company Inc
ProMatcher
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