Greenfields Turf, Inc.
Specialized sod and lawn growers in the Salinas Valley
Enduro Dwarf Tall Fescue is a blend of 90% Dwarf Tall Fescue and 10% Bluegrass. It is our most popular sod and one that is best suitable for California’s Northern and Central Coast areas.
- TWCA certified for its Exceptional Drought Tolerance using 30% less water compared to other traditional Tall Fescue varieties.
- Improved tolerance to heat
- Disease resistance to Brown Patch and Pythium Blight.
- Bluegrass helps to provide excellent repair ability in high traffic areas.
- Finer Leaf texture along with a good year around Dark Green color.
residential, commercial, industrial, playgrounds, parks, golf courses and athletic fields.
Moderate Wear Recovery:
Enduro Dwarf Tall Fescue is a mix of 90% Tall Fescue and 10% Kentucky Bluegrass which has been certified by TWCA for above average drought tolerance for 30% lower water usage compared to other Tall Fescue varieties making it an exceptional product. Has a high resistance to summer heat and high tolerance to Brown Patch, Pythium and many other common summer diseases. Also has an Excellent dark green year around color. ENDURO Dwarf Tall Fescue is grown by GREENFIELDS TURF INC.
One of Enduro’s greatest qualities is its drought resistance using 30% less water. It has been Awarded Certification by the Turfgrass Water Conservation Alliance for above average drought tolerance compares to other traditional tall fescue varieties. It has a deep and dense root system (2 ½ ft. to 4 ft. deep is common). Because of this deep extensive root system there is more area to draw water from, in turn needing less water applied.
Enduro Dwarf Tall Fescue prefers a sunny location but will perform better in light shade situations than bluegrass or blue/rye combinations.
Enduro Dwarf Tall Fescue is highly resistant to most common diseases such as Pythium, brown patch, leaf spot, rust and fusarium. Also has a excellent tolerance for summer heat and winter cold.
Enduro Dwarf Tall Fescue maintains a deep rich green color throughout the year when properly cared for.
A good complete fertilizer is required twice a year in the spring and fall. All other fertilizer applications may be made with Higher Nitrogen. During the late spring, winter and fall months you should be fertilizing every 4 to 6 weeks with ½ to 1 pound of actual Nitrogen applied per 1000 square feet. Do not fertilize during the hot summer months (July & Aug) if needed cut fertilizing rates in half.
Enduro Dwarf Tall Fescue should be mowed regularly every 5 to 7 days with a rotary mower. Set mowing height to cut at 2” to 2 ½” Never mow more than one-third of the top growth at any mowing.
Newly planted sod should be watered daily for the first 10 days to avoid drying out and to enable the rooting system to penetrate the new soil. Once sod has been established, watering frequency may be reduced. Do to varying soil and climate conditions, it is difficult to recommend a watering schedule. After lawn is establish, Deep Soaking the lawn 2 to 3 times a week generally is adequate in most hot summer weather situations. Water in early morning hours only (Between 2am & 8am) if possible.
Enduro Dwarf Tall Fescue 90/10
Sod Seed Specifications by Weight
Exceptional drought tolerance – TWCA Certified Mix
(Seed rate is 450lbs per acre)
24”x54” = 9 sq. ft.
48” x 125’ = 500 sq. ft.
5/8 inch. (approx.)
504 sq. ft. per pallet (approx.)