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Shady Lawn Mixture

Shady Lawn Mixture


As its name suggests Shady Lawn is a mixture of fine textured, shade tolerant grasses that blends well with other grasses for a uniform look. Should be used in areas with no more than 50% shade.




Fine texture Attractive, uniform appearance
Dwarf leaf orientation Less mowing, lower mowing costs
Dark blue-green color Less fertilizer needed
Improved disease resistance Improved turf quality, less use of chemicals
Improved mowability Reduced leaf shredding during mowing


"Shady Lawn" is an excellent mix for shady areas desiring permanent turf on:
Golf Courses, Cemeteries, Parks, Commercial developments, Residential lawns.

Seeding Rates

New turf: 5-7 pounds per 1000 square feet (250-300 pounds per acre).


Germination: 6-12-18 days with proper irrigation.
First mowing: Approximately 35 days.
First limited use: Approximately 30 days.

Adaptability & Care

Climactic Conditions: All (except high altitude)
Soils: Sandy to heavy clay. Not good for extremely wet or shaded areas.
pH range: 5.5 to 8.5
Fertilization: 2 to 4 pounds of actual nitrogen per 1000 sq ft per year. Use a balanced fertilizer with a 3:1:2 ratio of NPK with sulphur.
Mowing height: 1-1/2 to 2 inches.

Quality Assurance

"Shady Lawn" is a registered trademark of Stover Seed Company and is available only from Stover Seed or an authorized dealer. The ingredients used in "Shady Lawn" are exclusively distributed by Stover Seed and represent the latest improvements in turfgrass breeding and development. Accept no substitutions.

Ingredients & Specifications

Poa Trivialis
Creeping Red Fescue
Manhattan 4 Perennial Ryegrass

98% Minimum purity
90% Minimum germination

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