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Fineturf Dwarf Tall Fescue-Bluegrass Mix
Dwarf Tall Fescue-Bluegrass Mix


Description

"Fineturf" has all the outstanding qualities of improved fescues plus the aggressive qualities of Kentucky Bluegrass. The addition of bluegrass helps to form a denser turf with the ability to fill in thin or damaged areas. The varieties chosen for this blend represent the top performers in recent USDA and University of California turf trials.


Characteristics

FEATURES:

BENEFITS:


Medium-fine texture Attractive, uniform appearance
Deep root system ( 1 1/2 - 3 ft.) Improved drought tolerance
Heat tolerant( Tall Fescue primarily) Better summer performance than ryegrass
Shade tolerant Only one grass needed for entire landscape
Grows in wide range of soils Reduces soil preparation costs
No thatch buildup Reduced maintenance costs
Durable leaf blades Withstands heavy use
Improved disease resistance Lower maintenance costs and improved turf
Ability to fill in thin or damaged lawns Better appearance over old varieties

Uses

Traffic areas where appearance and low maintenance are important:
Lawns, Playgrounds, Parks, Cemeteries, Commercial developments.
"Fineturf" is an excellent choice in inland valleys where it will maintain its deep green color year round.


Seeding Rates

New turf: 10-12 pounds per 1000 square feet (400-500 pounds per acre).
Overseeding: 6-8 pounds per 1000 square feet (250-350 pounds per acre).


Establishment

Germination: 10-21 days with proper irrigation.
First mowing: Approximately 30 days.
First limited use: Approximately 45 days.


Adaptability & Care

Climatic Conditions: All (except high altitude)
Soils: All types
pH range: 5.5 to 6.5 preferred, 4.7 to 8.5 tolerated
Fertilization: 2 to 4 pounds of actual nitrogen per year in a balanced fertilizer
Mowing height: 2 to 3 inches in warm seasons, 1-1/2 to 2 inches in cool seasons.


Quality Assurance

"Fineturf" is a registered trademark of Stover Seed Company and is available only from Stover Seed or an authorized dealer. The ingredients used in "Fineturf" are exclusively distributed by Stover Seed and represent the latest improvements in turfgrass breeding and development.
Accept no substitutions.


Ingredients & Specifications

Bonsai 2000(Dwarf) Tall Fescue
2nd Millennium (Dwarf) Tall Fescue
Rugby Kentucky Bluegrass
Brooklawn Kentucky Bluegrass

98% Minimum purity
90% Minimum germination


Quality Assurance

Rancho Simi Park District
Rancho Madera Community Park, Simi Valley California



9180 San Fernando Road • P.O. Box 1579 • Sun Valley, CA 91353
(213) 626-9668 • (800) 621-0315 • FAX (213) 626-4920


 
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