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Bonsai 2X

Dwarf Tall Fescue

Description

The fourth generation successor to the original ‘double dwarf’ fescue, Bonsai. Its expanded adaptation range, combined with both drought and shade resistance makes it a natural choice throughout the west. Improved drought tolerance has earned the TWCA qualification meaning that this variety has successfully met a stringent set of criteria which have been documented and have proven water conservation benefits. Bonsai 2X responds to the needs of water restriction regions, requiring water only twice per week under most climatic conditions for acceptable turf.

Characteristics

FEATURES:

  • Better heat and drought tolerance
  • Aggressive tillering, spreading growth habit
  • Excellent seedling vigor
  • Improved disease resistance Improved shade tolerance

BENEFITS:

  • Improved summer performance
  • Excellent wear tolerance and recovery
  • Fast establishment
  • Less susceptible to warm weather disease
  • Adaptable to sun and shade exposures

Uses

Bonsai 2X is a natural for high traffic areas such as:

* Playgrounds
* Sod Production
*Parks
*Lawns
*Commercial Sites
*Cemeteries

Seeding Rates

New turf: 10 pounds per 1,000 square feet or 400 pounds per acre.
Overseeding existing turf: 6 to 10 pounds per 1,000 square feet or 250-400 pounds per acre.

Establishment

Emergence: 5-7 days under op􀀁mum temperature range between 68-86 degrees, longer under cooler temperatures.
First mowing approximately 21 days a􀀃er emergence (may be longer under cooler temperatures).
First limited use approximately 28 days a􀀃er emergence.

Specifications

98% Minimum purity
90% Minimum germination
230,000 seeds per pound
Origin: Oregon/Washington

This variety is protected under the U.S. Plant Variety Protection Act.

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