Reinders - Shade Lawn Seed Mix - 25 LB Bag


Reinders - Shade Lawn Seed Mix - 25 LB Bag
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Reinders - Shade Lawn Seed Mix - 25 LB Bag


SKU: 13-1400
  • Manufacturer pack size: 25/Pack
  • Priced by the Pound - Must order in QTY of 25
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  • Formulated to provide a high level of shade tolerance
  • Performs well where tree root competition is a problem and inlow fertility and acid soil conditions frequently found under under trees
  • New Seeding: Rotary or Drop Spreader - 150-200 LBS/ACRE
  • Overseeding: Slicer/Seeder - 20%-50% existing cover, 100-125 LBS/ACRE (50%-75% existing cover 75-100 LBS/ACRE)
  • Seeding Depth: 1/8" to 1/2"

Reinders Shade Lawn Seed Mix is, without a doubt, the finest blend of turfgrasses that are known to be shade tolerant. It is formulated to provide a high level of shade tolerance, while providing vastly better quality than is possible from the traditional combinations of common varieties of Red Fescue, Hard Fescue and Chewings Fescue.

America Kentucky Bluegrass was rated the very best in shade tolerance among 72 bluegrass varieties that were tested in deep shade situations.

Winward Chewings Fescue is a cultivar that establishes quickly and has excellent shade tolerance in drier situations. It performs particularly well in situations where tree root competition is a problem. Even though it does well in the shade it will also excel in the sun. It was rated as the top fine leaf fescue in trials at the University of Wisconsin.

Jasper II Creeping Red Fescue is a very shade tolerant grass that spreads by rhizomes to form a thick turf and is tolerant of the low fertility and acid soil conditions frequently found under trees.

Spartan II Hard Fescue is endophyte enhanced and has improved heat tolerance to go along with its excellent shade tolerance.

Replicator Perennial Ryegrass offers fast establishment, excellent adaptability to soil conditions, disease resistance and good shade tolerance for a ryegrass. The shade to full sun transition quality of this mixture is outstanding

Seed Mix

30% Winward Chewings Fescue
30% Jasper II Creeping Red Fescue
20% America Kentucky Bluegrass
10% Spartan II Hard Fescue
10% Replicator Perennial Ryegrass

For Use On

Shaded turf areas. If a lawn is subject to shade that ranges from 25% to 75% coverage, this formula is recommended. Shade Mix will establish best if seeded in fall or early spring when leaves do not block light penetration.

Maintenance

Shade Mix should be fertilized 2-3 times per season for maximum results. A soil test is recommended for full benefit. A mowing height of 2-3" is recommended for maximum drought tolerance and weed resistance.

Seeding Rate

New Seeding: Rotary or Drop Spreader - 150-200 LBS/ACRE

Overseeding: Slicer/Seeder
20%-50% existing cover, 100-125 LBS/ACRE
50%-75% existing cover 75-100 LBS/ACRE

Seeding Depth: 1/8" to 1/2"