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New Millennia 100% Crop and Weed Free Advanced Fescue Blend
100% Crop and Weed Free Advanced Fescue Blend


Description

An outstanding blend of three of the newest dwarf fescues available. These varieties represent the latest in turfgrass breeding technology with improved insect and disease resistance, darker color, finer texture and dwarf growing habit for less maintenance. “New Millennia” is comprised of the highest rated varieties of tall fescue according to USDA tests of tall fescue cultivars. This seed blend has shown in standard tests to be free of crop and weed seeds and is suitable for sod production.


Characteristics

FEATURES:

BENEFITS:


Medium-fine texture Attractive, uniform appearance
Deep root system (1/1/2 - 3 ft.) Improved drought tolerance
Heat tolerant Better summer performance than ryegrass
Shade tolerant Only one grass needed for entire landscape
Grows in wide range of soils Reduces soil preparation costs
Reduced vertical growth rate Reduced maintenance costs
Greater turf density Withstands heavy use
Improved disease resistance to stem & crown rust Lower maintenance costs and improved turf
Newest varieties Genetic improvement over older varieties
100% WEED FREE Produces a professional quality turf

Uses

Traffic areas where appearance and low maintenance are important:
Lawns, Cemeteries, Playgrounds, Commercial Developments, Parks, Sportsturf.
“New Millennia” is an excellent choice in hot inland valleys where it will maintain its deep green color year round.


Seeding Rates

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


Establishment

Emergence: 10-14 days with proper irrigation
First mowing: Approximately 25 days.
First limited use: Approximately 40 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: 2-3 inches in warm seasons, 1 1/2- 2 inches in cool seasons.


Quality Assurance

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


Ingredients & Specifications

2nd Millennium Tall Fescue
Focus Tall Fescue
Avenger Tall Fescue

98% Minimum purity
90% Minimum germination
0% Crop Seed
0% Weed Seed


Test Data

National Tall Fescue Test
2005 Data
Quality Ratings 1-9; 9=ideal turf
Transition Region

Justice (#1 rank)
Avenger*
2nd Millennium*
Focus*

Regiment II
Jaquar 3
Falcon II
Matador
KY-31

LSD Value

6.4
6.3
6.1
6.0

5.8
5.7
5.6
5.4
3.4

0.3

National Tall Fescue Test
2005 Data
Brown Patch (warm temperature)
Ratings 1-9; 9=No Disease

Magellan (#1 rank)
Focus*
Jaguar 3
Avenger*
2nd Millennium*
Falcon II
Barlexas
Olympic Gold
Lancer

LSD Value

6.3
5.9
5.9
5.8
5.6
5.1
5.1
5.0
3.1

0.9

To determine whether a cultivar's performance is truly different from another, subtract one entry's mean from another entry's mean. If this value is larger than the LSD value, the observed difference in cultivar performance is significant and did not happen by chance. Complete tables available upon request or contact www.ntep,org.
* Denotes varieties used in New Millennia.


Quality Assurance

City of Rancho Cucamonga
Ft Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego



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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