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  • Terracottem Sports Surfaces

    Sports Turf &
    Golf Courses

    A Guide to using TerraCottem Universal Soil Conditioner on sports turf, golfing greens, tess and fairways.

TerraCottem® - Sports Turf, Golf Greens, Tees & Fairways

TerraCottem® can be used alone or to complement other methods, materials and techniques.

The rates and methods are general guidelines and may vary according to the climate, type of soil, quality of water, etc., and recommendations of the project manager, architect or consultant. We highly recommend that you contact your distributor for accurate rates.

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TerraCottem® Application Rates - Sports Turf, Golf Greens, Tees & Fairways

Rates (Metric)

100 grams per m2 area, or 500 grams per m3 growing media mixed off-site.

Rates (Imperial)

3 ounces (avoirdupois) per yd2 area, or 893 pounds per acre, or 20.5 pounds per 1,000 square feet, or 13.5 ounces per yd3 growing media mixed off-site.

TerraCottem® Application Method - Sports Turf, Golf Greens, Tees & Fairways

  • Sports Greens and FairwaysApply TerraCottem® to surface area at recommended rate with drop-type seeder or spreader* or mix off-site with growing media and apply this mixture to surface.
  • Mix into the root zone to a depth of 20 cm/8 inches with a rotovator, rotary hoe or rototiller, across the length and width of the area*.
  • Firm soil and prepare soil for seeding.
  • Seed, sod or sprig.
  • Water thoroughly.

* Manual application (casting by hand) and mixing (with a hoe) may be necessary on steep slopes and bunker surrounds.