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Medallion Dwarf Bonsai


A select blend of premium tall fescue varieties. These varieties are among the ones used to grow the famous Medallion dwarf sod. The varieties used in this blend have been tested by the USDA, the University of California and in Pacific Sod research trials in Camarillo California. These grasses have proven to be among the best dwarf tall fescues for California and Nevada lawns.



  • Medium leaf texture
  • Deep root system ( 1 1/2 – 3 ft.)
  • Heat tolerant
  • Moderate shade tolerance
  • Grows in wide range of soils
  • No thatch buildup
  • Durable leaf blades
  • Improved disease resistance
  • Newest varieties


  • 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 moderate use
  • Lower maintenance costs and improved turf
  • Better appearance over old varieties/li>


Traffic areas where appearance and low maintenance are important. Lawns, Playgrounds, Parks, Cemeteries, Commercial developments, Golf Courses. “Medallion” 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 (400-500 pounds per acre).
Overseeding: 8-10 pounds per 1000 square feet (300-400 pounds per acre).


Germination: 10-14 days with proper irrigation. Slower in cooler weather and shade areas.
First mowing: Approximately 3-4 weeks.
First limited use: Approximately 6-8 weeks. Longer in cooler weather and shade areas.

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 to 3 inches in warm seasons, 1-1/2 to 2 inches in cool seasons.

Quality Assurance

“Medallion II” is a registered trademark of Pacific Sod. The seed mixture is produced and packaged under license for sale by Stover Seed Company and is available only from Stover Seed, Pacific Sod, or an authorized dealer. The turf varieties used in this mixture are exclusively distributed by Stover Seed and represent some of the most recent developments in turfgrass breeding. All grasses used in this mixture are protected from reproduction under the Plant Variety Protection Act. Accept no substitutions.

Ingredients & Specifications

Avenger (Dwarf) Fescue
Bonsai 2000 (Dwarf) Fescue
2nd Millennium (Dwarf) Fescue

98% Minimum purity
90% Minimum germination
230,000 seeds per pound

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