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New Millennia™

100% Crop and Weed Free Advanced Fescue Blend

Description

An outstanding blend of three of the newest dwarf fescues available. These varieties represent the latest in turfgrass breeding technology with improved insect and disease resistance, darker color, finer texture and dwarf growing habit for less maintenance. “New Millennia” is comprised of the highest rated varieties of tall fescue according to USDA tests of tall fescue cultivars. This seed blend has shown in standard tests to be free of crop and weed seeds and is suitable for sod production.

Characteristics

FEATURES:

  • Medium-fine texture
  • Deep root system ( 1 1/2 – 3 ft.)
  • Heat tolerant
  • Shade tolerant
  • Grows in wide range of soils
  • Reduced vertical growth rate
  • Greater turf density
  • Improved disease resistance to stem & crown rust
  • Newest varieties
  • 100% WEED FREE

BENEFITS:

  • Attractive, uniform appearance
  • Improved drought tolerance
  • Better summer performance than ryegrass
  • Only one grass needed for entire landscape
  • Reduces soil preparation costs
  • Reduced maintenance costs
  • Withstands heavy use
  • Lower maintenance costs and improved turf
  • Genetic improvement over older varieties
  • Produces a professional quality turf

Uses

Traffic areas where appearance and low maintenance are important:
Lawns, Playgrounds, Parks, Cemeteries, Commercial developments, Sportsturf.
“Triple Crown Dwarf” is an excellent choice in hot inland valleys where it will maintain its deep green color year round.

Seeding Rates

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

Establishment

Emergence: 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 fertilizer
Mowing height: 2-3 inches in warm seasons, 1 1/2- 2 inches in cool seasons.

Quality Assurance

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

Ingredients & Specifications

2nd Millennium Tall Fescue
Focus Tall Fescue
Avenger Tall Fescue

98% Minimum purity
90% Minimum germination
0% Crop Seed
0% Weed Seed

Test Data

National Tall Fescue Test
2005 Data
Quality Ratings 1-9; 9=ideal turf
Transition Region


  • Justice (#1 rank)6.4
  • Avenger*6.3
  • 2nd Millennium*6.1
  • Focus*6.0
  • Regiment II5.8
  • Jaguar 35.7
  • Falcon II5.6
  • Matador5.4
  • KY-313.4


  • LSD Value 0.3

National Tall Fescue Test
2005 Data
Brown Patch (warm temperature)
Ratings 1-9; 9=No Disease


  • Magellan (#1 rank)6.3
  • Focus*5.9
  • Jaguar 3span class=”f-right”>5.9
  • Avenger*5.8
  • 2nd Millennium*5.6
  • Falcon II5.1
  • Barlexas5.1
  • Olympic Gold5.0
  • Lancer3.1


  • LSD Value 0.9

To determine whether a cultivar’s performance is truly different from another, subtract one entry’s mean from another entry’s mean. If this value is larger than the LSD value, the observed difference in cultivar performance is significant and did not happen by chance. Complete tables available upon request or contact www.ntep,org.
* Denotes varieties used in New Millennia.

Recent Planting Sites

City of Rancho Cucamonga
Ft Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego

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