Centipedegrass does not and will not tolerate very much nitrogen fertilizer! Fertilizing centipedegrass too heavily results in a condition commonly know as centipedegrass decline. This condition results in centipedegrass turning yellow and dying out in patches, usually in spring. Fertilize centipedegrass sparingly; accept its light crabapple green color and low maintenance requirements. Click link to read article.
Don’t Kill Centipedegrass with Too Much Fertilizer