Seed

Kentucky Blue

QUALITIES

-perennial

-establishes favorably

-self spreading

-quick recuperation

-cold tolerant


CHALLENGES

-slow to germinate

-doesn't perform well to heat or drought

-requires more water

-more susceptible to disease

-develops thatch easily

Perennial Rye

QUALITIES

-perennial

-quick to germinate and establish

-favorable drought and heat resistance compared to Kentucky Blue

-activity tolerant

-cold tolerant


CHALLENGES

-shallow root system

-spreads slowly

-doesn't perform well to heat and drought compared to Tall Fescue

-requires more water than Tall Fescue

-limited cold tolerance compared to Kentucky Blue and Tall Fescue

Tall Fescue (turf-type)

QUALITIES

-very adaptable

-shade tolerant

-favorable drought and heat resistance

-disease resistant

-activity resistant


CHALLENGES

-limited spreading capacity

-minimal self repairing

Which seed meets your budget and lawn needs?

Evaluate your environment conditions to include shade, sun and lawn activity when deciding the perfect grass seed.