What  is Dollar Spot

Dollar Spot is caused by a fungus and usually occurs in late spring, summer and autumn when the weather is warm and humid.



Dollar Spot is very similar in appearance to Brown Patch but the spots usually remain small and circular.  Both bent grass and Queensland blue couch are susceptible.


How to protect your plants

Lawns should only be watered in the morning so they dry well before nightfall.


Plants impacted

  • Lawns
  • Turf

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