Predator Hard Fescue Grass Seed - 50 lb. Bag

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  • Shipping Weight: 50lbs


Predator Hard Fescue Grass Seed - Predator Fescue is an endophyte enhanced turfgrass that requires less irrigation frequency than bluegrass, ryegrass and other fine fescues. Predator is shade tolerant and is ideal for home lawns, parks, and high traffic applications. It exhibits good wear tolerance and resists hard use on athletic fields, and parks. Predator is highlighted by its dark green color and moderately fine leaf texture. It has an early spring green-up and holds its color late into the fall. Predator also exhibits frost tolerance and winter hardiness, enabling its use into the northern states. Predator has performed well under low to moderate fertility, but performs better under high fertility levels associated with the maintenance of extensively used athletic fields and showcase lawns.

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Characteristics:

• Moderately dark green variety with reduced vertical growth rate
• Endophyte enhanced for increased disease and wear tolerance
• Improved resistance to Brown Patch, Dollar Spot, and Leaf Spot
• Excellent resistance to Chinch Bugs and Aphids
• Good performance under low fertility and persistence under drought conditions
• Mixes well with other tall fescues and bluegrasses for sod production

Recommended Use: Golf Courses (outer), Parks, Athletic Fields, and Home Lawns

Establishment & Maintenance:

Cover seed to a depth not exceeding 1/4 inch (6.4 mm) and keep seedlings moist until well rooted. The first mowing can be expected after 30 days, or when the grass blades reach a length of 3 inches (76.2 mm) mow back to 2 inches (50.8 mm) until turf is established. Limited use of the area can be expected in 6 weeks. Predator can tolerate a mowing height of 1.5 inches (38.1 mm).

Seeding Rates:

• Lawns, Parks 8 - 10 lbs/1000 sq ft
(3 1/2 - 5 kgs/100 sq meters)

• Roughs 5 - 10 lbs/1000 sq ft
(2 – 5 kgs/100 sq meters)

• Athletic Fields/Parks 10 - 15 lbs/1000 sq ft
(5 – 7 kgs/100 sq meters)

• Sod Farms 8 - 10 lbs/1000 sq ft
(3 1/2 - 5 kgs/100 sq meters)



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