Our Sentinel Blend is back this year with some new Varieties! It is a custom; three blend Turf Type Tall Fescue grass seed mix. The varieties that were selected for this blend have great success in the type of environment we have here. The three varieties Thunderstruck, Trinity, and Black tail are listed below with some helpful information on each variety.
Thunderstruck is a new and improved turf type tall fescue from Columbia Seeds. It has some great turf qualities like its dark green genetic color, excellent disease resistance, and good density. Thunderstruck was rated #1 in Net Blotch resistance, which causes small brown spots on grass leaves. Also, it was rated top 10 in the 2012 NTEP, 2013 Data Genetic Color trial and Rated #1 in the 2012 NTEP, 2013 Data Fall Color (October) test. When looking for the best in turf type tall fescue, choose Thunderstruck for your application use on home lawns, parks, sod production, sports fields and commercial properties.
Trinity is a new turf type tall fescue from Columbia Seeds. Trinity has great overall turf quality and features great color, density, and texture. It exhibits very good wear, shade, and drought tolerance. Also, it is quick to establish and features excellent resistance to diseases, including Brown Patch. Trinity Turf Type Tall Fescue is a high performance turf that will exceed expectations. Choose Trinity Turf Type Tall Fescue for your application use on home lawns, parks, sod production, sports fields and commercial properties.
Black Tail is a brand new Turf Type Tall Fescue that has shown superior performance in the NTEP trials and was highly rated in the transition region locations. It is also a solid overall performer in traffic stress, fine leaf texture, and brown patch resistance trials. Black Tail’s aggressive tillering characteristic contributes to its dense, lush canopy. It can be used alone or as a component of a blend with other Tall fescues or perennial ryegrass and Kentucky bluegrass. Black Tail Turf Type Tall Fescue is perfect for many applications including home lawns, parks, sod production, erosion control, sports fields and commercial properties. It is an excellent choice for sod producers because of its aggressive tillering trait. The aggressive tillering enables faster recovery and reduces weed invasion.