Brown patch is a fungal disease that affects turf grasses especially St. Augustine and Zoysia. It is usually seen from late September through May when temperatures fall below 80 degrees and sometimes during other months of the year.
Why do I have Brown Patch Fugus?
There are fungal spores in the soil and when conditions become favorable then the disease will be active.
These conditions are :
We can treat and control this disease when active and stop it from spreading any further. It is important to understand that these fungal spores cannot be eliminated or prevented and that you may get brown patch fungus every year. Many times in the same location
Will my grass recover?
In most situations, the turfgrass will recover and re-sodding is not necessary.
Important facts to know about brown patch fungus: