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Aztec II

Tall Fescue

Description

Aztec exhibits excellent performance at low mowing heights. Aztec has one of the finest leaf textures and the ability to outperform other varieties even under low nitrogen fertilization. It performs well in full sun or shade.

Characteristics

FEATURES:

  • Medium texture
  • Deep root system (1 1/2 – 3 ft.)
  • Heat tolerant
  • Grows in wide range of soils
  • Durable leaf blades
  • Ability to grow in full sun or shade

BENEFITS:

  • Uniform appearance
  • Improved drought tolerance
  • Better summer performance than ryes or blues
  • Reduces soil preparation costs
  • Withstands heavy use
  • Suitable for a wide variety of areas

Uses

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).

Establishment

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

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

Ingredients & Specifications

Aztec II Tall Fescue

96% Minimum purity

85% Minimum germination

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