Merit Select is a blend of Tall Fescue and premium Bluegrass making it a fine stemmed and dark green in appearance. Tall Fescue lawns are slower going into dormancy and stay green longer into the summer. Merit Select is an excellent blend that will ensure a great drought tolerance and a strong disease resistance.
FORMULATION: Birmingham Tall Fescue, Memphis Tall Fescue, Witchita Tall Fescue, Milagro Kentucky Bluegrass
CHARACTERISTICS: Very adaptable to variety of climates, Medium dark green blends well, Great heat and drought tolerance, Fast spring green up, Good resistance to stem and leaf rust.
- New Seedling Rate: 8-10 lb. per 1000 sq. ft. 320-420 lbs. per acre
- Over Seedling Rate: 3-4 lb. per 1000 sq. ft. 135-180 lbs. per acre
- Establish Rate Days: 7-10 days
- Mowing Frequency: 2 x week
- Traffic Tolerance: very good
- Thatch Production: low-med
- Nitrogen Required: low-med
- Shade Tolerance: good
- Cold Tolerance: very good
- Drought Tolerance: very good