Heat Wave, turf type tall fescue, is a blend of the newest generations in elite fescue grass seed. Only the most heat tolerant and drought tolerant fescue grasses with superior performance in Kansas City and the mid-west are selected for Heat Wave. The deeper growing root system of Heat Wave fescue will allow grass plants to naturally access more water and nutrients without the need of extensive watering. Containing top rated turf type tall fescue grass seed varieties only available at Grass Pad, Heat Wave is a top choice for over seeding or extreme lawn makeover on home lawns, sod farms, athletic fields, and golf courses.
Heat Wave has excellent shade tolerance for those demanding locations with poor soil types and shady conditions. Heat Wave establishes quickly and rapidly fills in; building good weed crowding density. Healthy, dense, and slow growing Heat Wave fescue blend withstands low mowing and heavy traffic from kids and dogs.
Improved disease resistance in Grass Pad next generation fescue will give your lawn an advantage in the fight against fungus. Genetic diversity in Heat Wave fescue blend is important for the best resistance to lawn diseases like brown patch and pythium.
A grass for all seasons, the dark green color and thin narrow bladed fescue of Heat Wave will be earlier to green-up in the spring and hold color into late fall. Heat Wave retains its density through the rigors of summer, even in heavy traffic areas.
Tolerant to heat, tolerant to drought, and tolerant to shade with improved disease resistance make Heat Wave the #1 choice for Kansas City or mid-west home owners, sod production, sports fields and golf courses. Heat Wave is blended and tested to be free of noxious weeds. Weed contamination routinely found in coarse fescue blends is never found in Heat Wave.
Recommended over seeding rate: 5-8 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.
Recommended bare ground rate: 10-12 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.
Germination: 10-14 days in ideal conditions
Mowing Height: |Spring 2-3 inches| Summer 3-4 inches|