If you are searching for a way to create a lawn on a sizeable area of land, using hydroseeding would be an ideal choice. It is fast, effective, and budget-friendly for expansive yards.

Ideally, professionals price large yards by the acre. The average cost to hydroseed a large plot of land is $3,500 per acre. The cost can range between $2,500 to $7,000 depending on the type of seed mix you choose, your location, and your yard condition.

This article takes you through the average hydroseeding cost per acre and the cost factors you should consider.

The table below provides you with the average cost to hydroseed massive areas of land.

Yard size Average cost
Average cost per acre$3,500
High-end cost per acre$7,000
Low-end cost per acre$2,500
Cost per square foot$0.08 to $0.25
¼ acres$750 - $2,000
½ acres$1,500 - $4,000
5 acres$4,500+ per acre
10 acres$4,000+ per acre
20 acres$3,700+ per acre
50 acres$3,200+ per acre
100 acres$2,800+ per acre

Hydroseeding is more cost-effective for larger lawns than smaller ones. This is because the machines used are costly, and if the area is sloppy, the cost will be higher.

However, the average per acre cost of hydroseeding tends to be lower as the lawn size increases.

Hydroseeding labor cost

Hydroseeding cost per square foot

Professionals usually price smaller lawns per square foot and larger ones by the acre.

The hydroseeding cost per square foot ranges between $0.08 to $0.25 per square foot.

Once you hire a professional to hydroseed your lawn, they will come to the site and take correct measurements of the lawn. They will then provide a cost estimate for the entire project.

Hydroseeding labor cost

The equipment used for hydroseeding is quite expensive. So, when professionals provide their estimates, they include the cost of the equipment.

Most professionals charge between $24 to $30 per hour to hydroseed a lawn. This cost is for smaller lawns.

Homeowners with larger lawns can pay up to $55 to $125 per hour for professional hydroseeding.

Hourly rates are best suited for smaller projects. For larger projects, hourly rates tend to be so costly and wouldn’t make financial sense. This is because it can take more than one day to hydroseed a massive piece of land.

For this reason, professionals charge l