The Science is in the Seed. Growing lush, green turf with the “wrong” seed is like growing an apple tree from pumpkin seed – no amount of effort will give you the desired result. Earth Carpet® brings a revolutionary approach from years cultivating the right seeds for the right conditions.
Uses: (Turf-Type) Lawns, athletic fields, commercial, slopes, parks, reclamation. Ideal in sun or shade or limited water.
Growth Habit: Bunch type, tillers, some with Rhizomes
Blade: 2-5 mm., broad, spear
Deep rooted, cool season perennial bunchgrass. Grows from tillers. Leaf blades are glossy on the underside/serrated on margins. Leaf blades may be wide with rolled vernation (stem), blades smooth on turf-type, coarse on others.
General Tall Fescue Seeding Rates
lbs./1,000 sq. ft.: 8-10
Germination: 7-10 days
Slow, but not as slow as bluegrass. Needs plentiful water to establish, then very drought tolerant.