Defiance XRE Tall Fescue Grass Seed
Defiance XRE is a tall fescue grass seed blend that produces a rich dark green turf or lawn that relies less on irrigation and chemical input than comparable mixtures. The roots of Defiance XRE reach deep into the soil for exceptional water absorption requiring less frequent irrigation thus providing a naturally drought tolerant turf grass. Defiance XRE is a tall fescue grass blend that develops rhizomes for a spreading fescue that "knits" together for injury repair.
Features & Planting Information For Defiance XRE
The high level of natural endophytes in this fescue grass blend, has shown proven Brown Patch and other disease resistance. This is an eco-friendly solution to the ongoing challenge of providing hearty lush turf for your commercial application, home lawn, or athletic field.
Defiance XRE is a Turf Type Tall Fescue Seed Blend*Defiance XRE Tall Fescue Seed Blend usually contains three or more of the following premium tall fescue seed varieties:
CURRENT VARIETIES IN MIXTURE:
* Speedway (Rhizome type, High disease resistance, High turf performance)
* Blackwatch (Fast Germination, High Salt tolerance, High disease resistance.)
* SR-8650 or Grande 3 Tall Fescue (Rhizome type, High disease resistance, Produces high-quality turf.)
Tall fescue seed varieties in Defiance XRE Tall Fescue Seed Blend and their percentages are subject to change due to seed availability. Defiance XRE will ALWAYS have two to three tall fescue varieties with rhizomes in addition to one or two top performance tall fescue grass varieties.
Contains up to 1% inert material with no noxious weed seed.
Features Of Defiance XRE Tall Fescue Grass Blend
- Fast recovery from injury
- XRE =eXtreme Rhizome Expression
- Superior wear resistance
- Better ability to recover from stress and a higher traffic tolerance than other tall fescue seed blends
- High levels of endophytes which offer a natural resistance to many surface feeding insects.
- Proven Brown Patch resistance
- Rhizomes provide slight tillering / repair ability - This is NOT the same as spreading ability such as found with warm season grasses.
Ideal for commercial landscape, sports fields, parks, golf roughs, and residential and commercial lawns
- Dark green color
- Medium fine texture
- Semi-dwarf growing habit
- Excellent disease resistance
- Seeds per pound: Approximately 220,000
Planting & Establishing Defiance XRE Tall Fescue Grass
Plant Tall Fescues at 8-10 lbs. per 1000 sq. ft. to achieve proper turf lawn density establishment.
350-400 pounds per acre ; 20 LBS will plant 2,000 to 2500 sq. ft of a new lawn
Note: Failure to seed at proper rates will result in a non-uniform density (requiring reseeding to correct)
Seed into existing Tall Fescue Lawns:
6-8 pounds per 1,000 square feet or 250-350 pounds per acre
Emergence in 7-10 days under ideal conditions;
First mowing in 21-30 days;
First limited use in 60-75 days.
Read more about Defiance XRE Tall Fescue Grass Seed at Fescue.com an informational site from Seedland.