Each year, Riverside Turf custom blends Tall Fescue & Kentucky bluegrass seed to deliver a durable dark green home lawn that resists wear and disease. A cool-season grass, it stays green all year long.
PREMIUM SOD BLEND
Our RST Custom Fescue & Bluegrass Sod Blend is mixed from the highest performing seeds based on data from the National Turfgrass Evaluation Program’s (NTEP) variety trials every year to ensure the highest quality sod for your project.
Our fields are regularly inspected by the Virginia Crop Improvement Association to ensure quality and purity. We feel this is the best and most transparent way to provide you with the highest quality sod available on the market today.
By combining the latest winning seed combination of Tall Fescue and Kentucky Bluegrass seed varieties, RST Custom Blend creates a thick, lush and resilient lawn. Tall Fescue‘s heat and shade tolerance paired with the color, density and durability of Kentucky Bluegrass ensure a beautiful green lawn year-round.
Stays dark green, even
in the winter
Ideal for home lawns
required for optimum performance
Moderate sun and
RST Custom Blend Tall Fescue & Bluegrass Blend is primarily used for commercial and home lawns
BEST MAINTENANCE PRACTICES
SUNLIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Best performance with 4 to 6 hours of sunlight.
MOWING: Best maintained at 3” to 5” mowing height with a rotary mower. Mow close to 5” during summer months.
FERTILITY: Recommended 3 to 4 lbs. N/1,000 ft2 /year, applied in fall and early spring (do not fertilize in late spring or summer).
IRRIGATION: Performs best with 1″ of water per week, especially in summer. May require more in sandier soils during extended dry periods.
WEED CONTROL: All herbicides labeled for use on turf-type Tall Fescue and bluegrass can be safely applied to our Tall Fescue Blend. A preemergent should be applied in early spring to control crabgrass and other summer annual weeds. Always follow label instructions.
DISEASE CONTROL: Tall fescue can be susceptible to brown patch. Treat preventatively on high-end properties during summer months or curatively (as needed) on low-maintenance applications. Always follow label instructions.
INSECT CONTROL: All insecticides labeled for use on turf-type tall fescue and bluegrass can be safely applied to our Tall Fescue Blend.Monitor for white grubs in spring and summer, and control accordingly. Always follow label instructions.
HARDINESS: Susceptible to winterkill in the Northern Transition Zone.
All pickup orders require day-before placement as all sod is cut on an as-ordered basis.
Each pallet is 67 square yards.
Riverside Turf grows & harvests sod and sprigs only. We do not offer plugs or seed.