Turf Planting Guide

TURF PLANTING GUIDE

Product:
Annual
Ryegrass
 Perennial
Ryegrass
 Kentucky
Bluegrass
 Tall
Fescue
Creeping
Red Fescue
Chewings
Fescue
Hard
Fescue
Seeding Rate   Lbs. / 1000 Ft2:
 7-10 4-7 2-4 4-6 4-6 4-7 4-6
Mowing Height (inches):
1-3 1-3
1-2 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
Seeds Per Lb:
 200,000 250,000 1,400,000 225,000 410,000 385,000 500,000
Days to Germination:
 7-10 7-10 21-28 10-14 10-14 10-14 14-21
Growth Habit:
Bunch Bunch Rhizomes Bunch Tillers Bunch Bunch
Establishment Rate:
Fast Fast Medium Medium Medium Medium Slow
Leaf Blade Width:
1/8 in.
 1/8 in.  1/8 in.  1/6 in.
1/25 in.
1/25 in.
1/25 in.
Shade Tolerance:
Fair Good Fair Very Good
Excellent Fair Very Good
Heat Tolerance:
 Fair Fair Good Very Good
Poor Very Good
 Fair
Drought Tolerance:
Good Very Good
Good Excellent Good Good Good


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