Enjoy a resilient, durable, dark green lawn you can be proud of with Pennington Smart Seed Tall Fescue. This premium cool-season blend of turf-type tall fescue varieties brings your lawn improved resistance to heat, cold, shade, drought and disease. Suited to a wide range of climates, including the challenging transition zone, this tall fescue blend is ideal for lawns that receive four to eight hours of daily sun.
Daily Light Required: Full sun to med shade (4-8 hours sun)
Sun Tolerance: Very good
Shade Tolerance: Good
Grass Color: Dark green
Grass Texture: Moderately fine
Drought Tolerance: Very good
Disease Resistance: Excellent
Traffic Tolerance: Good
Planting Zones: West 2; upper 5,9; 6,7,8
Recommended Planting Dates: Early Spring & Early Fall
Planting Depth: No more than ¼”
Mowing Height: 3"-4"
Grows best in the shaded area.
For sunny & shady lawns.
Needs 4 to 8 hours of daily sun.
Plant in early Spring or Fall, when temperatures are between 60 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
STEP 1: PREPARE
Remove debris, then rake the soil to loosen and smooth the top layer.
STEP 2: APPLY
Spread the seed evenly using a spreader. For new lawns, apply a starter fertilizer. Rake gently to work your seed & fertilizer into the soil.
STEP 3: WATER
This is the most important step! Keep the soil moist by watering daily (twice a day if you have to) until grass sprouts and reaches about 3” tall.