Seed rate: 1.5 to 2 lbs. Per 1000 sq. Ft. Seed depth: 1/4 inch. Planting time: spring, summer. Fertilizer: 1/2 to 1 lb. Per 1000 sq. Ft. Mowing: 1/2 to 1-inch pH: 5.5 - 6.2. Planting directions dichondra can be grown from seed very easily. The recommended seeding rate for coated dichondra is 3 pounds of seed per 1,000 square feet. The best time to sow dichondra is from March through May; midsummer planting will germinate faster but will need careful, frequent waterings. Planting early will produce sturdy root systems that can take mid-summer heat and some water stress. For new lawns: prepare the seed bed as you would for a new grass lawn. Dichondra seeds sown in spring do not need mulch; just rake the seed gently and roll it with a light roller. If you sow in the summer, use just enough of a light mulch of damp peat moss to cover. This will help keep the seedbed moist.
Perennial ground cover plant which is often used as an alternative to lawns
Grows very close to the ground - no more than 2 inches high
When mowed on low setting it will establish a thick, dense carpet look
Excellent in rock gardens and as a contained border plant
Highly resistant to disease and grows in full sun to partial shade