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Anthem II Tall Fescue

Tall Fescue


Anthem II is an improved turf type tall fescue which exhibits excellent performance under low levels of nitrogen fertilization. Anthem II is excellent in full sun or partial shade and has outstanding heat and drought tolerance.


Medium texture
Deep root system (1 1/2 - 3 ft.)
Heat tolerant
Grows in wide range of soils
Durable leaf blades
Enhanced endophyte levels

Uniform appearance
Improved drought tolerance
Better summer performance than ryes or blues
Reduces soil preparation costs
Withstands heavy use
Increased protection against certain turf insects


Most landscape uses requiring low maintenance:
Lawns, Playgrounds, Parks, Cemeteries, Commercial developments

Seeding Rates

New turf: 10-12 pounds per 1000 square feet (400-500 pounds per acre).
Overseeding: 6-8 pounds per 1000 square feet (250-350 pounds per acre).


Germination: 10-14 days with proper irrigation.
First mowing: Approximately 25 days.
First limited use: Approximately 40 days.

Adaptability & Care

Climatic Conditions: All (except high altitude)
Soils: All types.
pH range: 5.5 to 6.5 preferred, 4.7 to 8.5 tolerated
Fertilization: 2 to 4 pounds of actual nitrogen per year in a balanced fertliizer.
Mowing height: 2 to 3 inches in warm seasons, 1 1/2 to 2 inches in cool seasons.

Quality Assurance

"Anthem II" is available only from Stover Seed or an authorized dealer. Anthem II represents the latest improvements in turfgrass breeding and development.
Accept no substitutions.

Ingredients & Specifications

Anthem II Tall Fescue

96% Minimum purity
85% Minimum germination

9180 San Fernando Road • P.O. Box 1579 • Sun Valley, CA 91353
(213) 626-9668 • (800) 621-0315 • FAX (213) 626-4920

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