Work Item
ASTM WK49346

New Specification for Turf Grass Seed

1. Scope

1.1 This specification provides for an international standard for turf grass seed adapted to specific hardiness zones. 1.2 Units--The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard. 1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


turf grass seed; specification; adaptability; survivability; certification


There is no standardized international or national turf grass seeding specification. This standard would potentially be used by DOTs, FHWA, USDA, and other public/private users.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: D18.22

Committee: D18

Staff Manager: Katerina Koperna

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 03-18-2015

Technical Contact: Michael Robeson

Item: 001

Ballot: D18.22 (16-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 002

Ballot: D18.22 (20-04)

Status: Will Reballot Item