Fescue....Toughest Lawns in Omaha
Homeowners that place low maintenance at top of their priority list should choose some of the excellent new turf
fescues now available. Bullseye® and Turbo® have developed a reputation for maintaining
a dark green color and low growth canopy.
Falcon4®, Chochise4® and Overtime®
show improved disease resistance along with dark color, root strength and durability. These seed varieties are significant
advances over early coarse fescue types.
Heat Wave™ is the top quality hardy fescue blend specifically mixed for Omaha. Fescue
varieties are chosen for color, wear, heat and drought tolerance. Heat Wave™ is blended and
tested to be free of noxious weeds. Weed contamination routinely found in coarse fescue blends is never found in Heat
Heat Wave™ Plus,
the latest advance in turf fescue genetics is Heat Wave™ Plus mixed
with a heat tolerant bluegrass. This combination provides a turf with all the benefits of Heat Wave™ fescue
as well as the healing and thickening characteristics of bluegrass.
Macho Mix™, elite fescue/sports turf rye
grass seed mix or specially selected varieties for Omaha. Heat and drought tolerant grass seed varities chose for color and
wear. Excellent full sun performer as well as very good shade tolerance. Macho Mix™ contains 5% perennial
sports turf rye. Sports turf rye has the ability to hold the fescue up in heavy traffic areas. Great for play zones and dog
runs. The quick germinatiof from perennial sports rye makes Macho Mix™ a valuable tool when needing
quick cover or a fast start for slopes.
choosing a grass seed mix, read the label carefully. Avoid mixes that contain course bladed varieties K-31 pasture fescue and other coarse fescue types. In our area, K-31
is a special problem. By itself, it is a coarse bladed grass best suited for pastures and landfills..