Our most drought tolerant conventional turf is a 3-way tall fescue blend with RTF (rhizomenous tall fescue), recommended for full sun to partial shade. In addition to excellent drought tolerance, PT 301 Water Smarter is disease resist, wear tolerant and salt tolerant. Accepts poor drainage. Deep root system. Suitable for lawns, athletic fields and erosion control. An excellent choice for overseeding and spot repair of tall fescue sod.
Essential Tall Fescue - Festuca arundinacea 'Essential'
Houndog 8 Tall Fescue - Festuca arundinacea 'Houndog 8'
Rhizing Star Tall Fescue - Festuca arundinacea 'Rhizing Star'
Application Rate: 10 lbs per 1000 square feet or 300 lbs per acre
Recommended planting zones: see map