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Aztec II Tall Fescue
Tall Fescue

Description

Aztec exhibits excellent performance at low mowing heights. Aztec has one of the finest leaf textures and the ability to outperform other varieties even under low nitrogen fertilization. It performs well in full sun or shade.


Characteristics

FEATURES:
Medium texture
Deep root system (1 1/2 - 3 ft.)
Heat tolerant
Grows in wide range of soils
Durable leaf blades
Ability to grow in full sun or shade

BENEFITS:
Uniform appearance
Improved drought tolerance
Better summer performance than ryes or blues
Reduces soil preparation costs
Withstands heavy use
Suitable for a wide variety of areas


Uses

Most landscape uses requiring low maintenance:
Lawns, Playgrounds, Parks, Cemeteries, Commercial developments


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: 10-14 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 fertliizer.
Mowing height: 2 to 3 inches in warm seasons, 1 1/2 to 2 inches in cool seasons.


Quality Assurance

"Aztec II" is available only from Stover Seed or an authorized dealer. Aztec II represents the latest improvements in turfgrass breeding and development.
Accept no substitutions.


Ingredients & Specifications

Aztec II Tall Fescue

96% Minimum purity
85% Minimum germination



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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