Lesco Transition Blend Grass seed is one of the best grass seed blends around. You cannot get this at your local garden center. Lesco provides a clean weed-free grass seed that germinates well.
Three premium turf type tall fescues to include Falcon IV, Shenandoah Elite, Restore, Catalyst, Stetson II, Padre, Kingdom (DB1), Comete, and/or Renovate.
The Transition Blend Seed will germinate within 7-10 days when ground temperatures are above 60 degrees. This makes a fast seed germination time to grow a nice quality turf.
There are many types of Tall Fescue Seeds. Lesco provides only the best growing varieties that show dark green color, are drought tolerant, and are also good for high traffic areas.
All Pro Transition Blend will provide a durable turf that will tolerate drought, heat, shade, and traffic. The varieties in All Pro Transition Blend contain endophytes to increase resistance to above ground feeding insects. Falcon IV has qualified as a Turf grass Water Conservation Alliance variety (www.tgwca.org). When seeded at recommended rates, All Pro Transition Blend will form a dense, fine textured turf with excellent mowing qualities. All Pro Transition Blend components have undergone turf trials to screen for desirable traits, including disease resistance. Geographical Adaptation: All Pro Transition Blend is suitable for permanent turf in the Warm Humid, Warm Arid, Cool Humid, and Cool Arid zones.
Suggested Usage: All Pro Transition Blend is suitable for golf course roughs, home lawns, athletic fields, commercial turf areas, parks and playgrounds, particularly where irrigation is limited. All Pro Transition Blend is wear and traffic tolerant.
Recommended Seeding Rates:
- New Establishment 6-8 lbs/1000 sq ft
- Renovation 20 - 50% existing cover – 5 - 7 lbs/1000 sq ft 50 -75% existing cover – 4 - 6 lbs/1000 sq ft
|Traffic/Wear Tolerance Level||High|
|Grows in Zones||3, 4, 5, 6, 7|
Questions and Answers
How To Care for your new Lesco Transition Blend Grass Seed
Recommended Maintenance Practices:
Highest quality and durability is reached using moderate to high maintenance levels. Allow turf to establish prior to heavy use. Excellent results can be obtained using slit seeders for turf renovation. Maximum competition against Poa Annua is achieved with fall seeding. Mowing at 2” to 3” heights is recommended (lower mowing heights require higher maintenance).
Turf Establishment Guidelines:
Adequate seed bed preparation is important in new turf grass establishment as well as in over seeding. Check soil pH and apply a Starter Fertilizer (18-24-12) prior to seeding. Cool season grasses germinate best in the 60º to 85º F (16º to 30º C) soil temperature range. Select Tall Fescue Blend will germinate the best in soil temperatures of 65° or above. Frequent light irrigation and/or seed starter mulch is required for optimum germination. Germination should be visible within 14 days; complete turf establishment will take two to six months.
Unpack all of your plants right away! Look for the perfect location. Make sure you are planting in the correct light conditions.
Dig a hole twice the width of the root ball. Position your plant in the hole. Make sure the top of the root ball is slightly higher than the original grade of the bed. Also check to make sure it is straight from all sides.
Fill up hole with water before placing new plant in hole in order to saturate the surrounding soil. Once the water is absorbed place your plant in the hole and water thoroughly.
Mix the potting soil and the soil removed from the hole. Start by backfilling soil around the root ball. Carefully pack in the soil to remove any air pockets. Water plant thoroughly again until the soil will not hold any more water. This will ensure that your new plant will be a success.
Fertilize around your plant with the amount recommended on the package. Our special Fertilizer contains all of the nutrients to keep your plants growing and healthy. Repeat every 3 months.
Finish up by mulching around your new plant. Apply 2 - 3 inches of mulch around the plant and plant bed. Mulch will help keep the soil moist and keep weeds out.
Keep watered with a hose every 2-3 days for 2 weeks. This is critical for plant survival. In the third week, begin to water as needed depending on the weather. Always check by placing your finger under the mulch to see if the soil is moist.
Shipping and Delivery
Most orders ship next business day. Please allow 1-3 business day to process and pack your order for shipping. View the Fedex shipping map below. Please note that Fedex ships Monday-Saturday only and shipping times on the map below are not guaranteed. West coast orders MAY be held until the following Monday to prevent additional transit time on sensitive plants. Your plants will be carefully packaged and shipped using Fedex.
You will receive a confirmation via email when Fedex picks up your shipment. Delivery emails are also sent when your package arrives. As soon as your package arrives, It is important to open your boxes and water your new plants thoroughly.
How much is shipping? Add all of your items to the cart. At checkout, your shipping price to ship your order will be displayed.
Each plant is carefully hand selected and packaged making sure that they will arrive ready to plant! We ship Fedex Home Delivery which will ensure your package will also be delivered on a Saturday.
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