Tuff Turf Blend

"For Sun or Shade!"

Tuff Turf BlendTuff Turf Blend provides a beautiful, dark, lush green lawn...sun or shade! Turf-Type Tall Fescue is becoming much more popular as new varieties are darker green and finer bladed. The elite varieties that qualify for the Execu-Turf program are very dark and lush. Tuff Turf includes only varieties that have excellent to very good ratings in NTEP* trials for disease ratings, genetic color, density and over-all turf quality. Tuff Turf is an excellent blend for new lawns.

Tuff Turf Blend (PDF)

34% 3rd Millennium SRP Tall Fescue
33% Firecracker SLS Tall Fescue
33% Cochise IV Tall Fescue

Notable Characteristics:
  • Excellent performance and turf quality
  • Dark green color with finer leaf blades
  • Use in full sun or partial shade
  • Improved drought tolerance
  • Excellent disease resistance
  • Medium maintenance required
  • Only overseed into existing Turf Type Tall Fescue lawns

Notes on Proprietary Kentucky Bluegrass:

Known as a durable, drought tolerant grass that is much more dark green and fine bladed than the tall fescues of the past. Elite varieties in this blend have a very dark green color with excellent turf quality; similar to Kentucky Bluegrass and Turf-Type Perennial Ryegrass.

Seeding Rate:

- New Lawn 8-10 lbs/1,000 sq. ft. or 425 lbs / acre
- Overseeding 4-5 lbs/sq. ft. (Overseed only into Tuff Turf or other tall fescue lawns)

EndureWe recommend using 4#/1,000 sq. ft. of Endure Starter Fertilizer with Execu-Turf® Mixes and Blends.

*NTEP ratings found at www.ntep.org

Best for:

Sunlight needed: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil Types: Clay to Sand
Maintenance: Medium
Fertility: Medium
Traffic: Very Good