Turf Type Tall Fescue

These are not your grand daddy's fescues. Today's fescues offer better color, texture, disease resistance and yet they offer the same great durability and drought tolerance as the older K-31 variety. We offer the best Turf Type Tall Fescues on the planet, as single varieties are as a blend or mixture.


Crossfire 3 Turf Type Tall Fescue Raptor 3 Turf Fescue Turbo Turf Type Tall Fescue
Crossfire 3 Turf Type Tall FescueRaptor 3 Turf FescueTurbo Turf Type Tall Fescue

Crossfire 3 tall fescue is the latest improvement in Pickseed's well proven Crossfire series of varieties. Crossfire 3 has great color and is an endophyte enhanced variety that is well adapted to hot summers, low fertility soils, higher salt...

Raptor III is the next generation tall fescue in the highly successful Raptor line. Raptor III is one of the top-rated NTEP performers in the latest tall fescue trials. Raptor III ranked #1 in mean turfgrass quality. In addition to it’s...

TURBO tall fescue is a top performing tall fescue in many localities and nationwide in NTEP trials. Originally developed by Rutgers University, Turbo was selected for its outstanding performance and brown patch disease resistance in a wide...




Valkyrie LS Turf Fescue Snap Back RR Titanium 2 LS
Valkyrie LS Turf FescueSnap Back RR Titanium 2 LS

Available February 2018 Valkyrie LS is a top-rated NTEP performer. Thanks to it’s Lateral SpreadTM technology , Valkyrie LS scored high marks in wear tolerance. Valkyrie LS has fine leaf texture and is very dark green. Valkyrie LS jumps out...

We blend two of the newest turf type fescues available on the market to create Snap Back RR Turf Fescue Blend! Snap Back consists of No Net turf fescue, a newer generation turf fescue.

Titanium 2LS is setting the bar high for the next generation of tall fescue cultivars. Titanium 2LS exemplifies the perfect highquality turfgrass; it’s dark green, very dense and has excellent wear tolerance. Titanium 2LS is an excellent...




Firecracker LS Defiance XRE Firecracker SLS
Firecracker LSDefiance XREFirecracker SLS

EXPLOSIVE PERFORMANCE LATERAL SPREAD TECHNOLOGY™ (LS) Firecracker LS tall fescue is an initial release from Mountain View Seeds Lateral Spread Technology™ (LS) research program, striving to develop fescues that, through natural...

Defiance XRE, the original spreading fescue blend is a good choice for non-irrigated and irrigated lawns. On our good, better, best turf qualtiy 'o meter, Defiance is a "better" choice. Seeding Rates: 10 Pounds Per 1,000 Ft 2 (New Seeding) 5...

Firecracker SLS is a second generation variety with improved salt tolerance, color and texture.




Hemi Tall Fescue Mustang 4 Turf Type Tall Fescue No Net
Hemi Tall FescueMustang 4 Turf Type Tall FescueNo Net

Hemi turf type tall fescue is a solid performer in the National Turf Evaluation Trials (NTEPS). Hemi displays improved leaf texture, insect resistance.....

Mustang 4 is a tough, persistent, endophyte enhanced variety that is well adapted for hot summers, low fertility soils, shade and tough growing conditions.

No Net ™ Tall Fescue is new from Jacklin Seeds. A product more than ten years in the making! Seeding Rate: 6-7 Lbs per 1,000 Sq Ft Over-seeding Rate: 3-4 Lbs per 1,000 Sq Ft Seeding Dates: March - May Dormant Seeding: November - February




Spyder LS Turf Type Tall Fescue Summer Turf Type Tall Fescue Super Turf I LS
Spyder LS Turf Type Tall FescueSummer Turf Type Tall FescueSuper Turf I LS


Spyder LS Turf Type Tall Fescue is not your grandpa's fescue. 

Summer is the first release from our new generation of tall fescues with finer leaf texture than ever be-fore. Summer Tall Fescue is bred to look and feel like Kentucky Bluegrass, but with all the benefits of turf type tall fescue.

Super Turf I LS sets a new standard with turf type tall fescues.




Super Turf II LS Tuff Turf Turf Type Tall Fescue
Super Turf II LSTuff Turf Turf Type Tall Fescue

This versatile blend has something most other turf fescue mixes lacks, proven cultivars!

Formulated for the toughest conditions. Tuff Turf shrugs off heat and drought for a greener turf all season long.



Seeding Info

Seeding Rate: New Seeding: 8-10 LBS per 1,000 Sq Ft

Overseeding: 5 LBS per 1,000 Sq Ft

Seeding Dates: March to October

Expect Germination within 7-10 days after seeding

Turf Type Tall Fescues.....

  • Are deep rooted, giving the plant better drought tolerance
  • Are primarily a bunch-type grass, although many newer varieties spread laterally.
  • Are cool season grasses.
  • Are durable under heavy foot traffic once they are established.
  • Can be mixed with a small amount of bluegrass to offer superior traffic tolerance and repair ability.
  • Contain endophytes, a fungus that resides within the plant. It is a beneficial for warding off above-ground chewing insects, but can be harmful to grazing livestock.
  • Are tolerant to partial shade.


Check out the NTEP ratings for Turf Type Tall Fescues we offer.....

Transition Zone

Northeast USA


Seeding Tips

Establishing Lawns from Seed

Fall Seeding and Turf Improvements

Lawn Fertilization

Lawn Renovation_UNL TURF

Lawn Renovation-2_UNL TURF