RTF Sod
BARENBRUG® | Grasses

TURF SAVER RTF SOD

#2358 | Festuca arundinacea

RTF BROCHURE

Summary

RTF Sod is the only Tall Fescue with true rhizomes. Rhizomes help RTF quickly fill in damaged and bare spots in your turf with new shoots of grass. This results in less over-seeding, fewer weed problems and no wide-leafed ugly clumps of grass like other tall fescues can form. RTF’s extensive root system has the ability to draw moisture from a deep soil profile, which helps it use less water and makes it adaptable in a wide range of soils. It has excellent heat and drought tolerance, with less irrigation. A New Mexico State University trial proved RTF maintained high turf quality with 30% less water.

With RTF Sod you instantly get a healthy mature lawn, grown by only the best turfgrass producers in the world. This is why you want to insist on RTF sod for your lawn or sodding project. It is The Only Sod You’ll Ever Need®.

  • Self-Repairing Turf
  • Quickly fills in damaged or open spots with new shoots of grass
  • High level of traffic tolerance
  • Dense turf without open areas prevents weed growth
  • Excellent Color and Density
  • Has fine leaves which produce a very dense, uniform sod
  • Early spring greenup
  • Withstands stressful hot temperatures and keeps its rich green color
  • Deep Root System
  • Rapid development of a deep root system
  • Excellent drought and heat tolerance with less irrigation
  • Adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions
  • Improved Value for the Turf Professional
  • Less overseeding and fewer weed problems
  • With RTF sod, the rhizomes are already developed
  • With the aid of rhizomes anchors itself faster and water requirements are reduced
  • Excellent Disease Resistance
  • Endophyte enhanced for improved insect, disease and drought tolerance
  • Environmentally friendly, reduces chemical and fertilizer inputs

Only the growers licensed by the RTF Turf Growers Association can grow RTF sod. Accept no other.

Plant Characteristics
Taxonomy

Zone

Regional Growing Zone
1 - Northwest Coastal, 3 - Southern Mountain, 5 - Midwest, 6 - Northeast Lakes, 7 - Great Lakes South, 8 - Appalacia
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
4, 5, 6, 7

Plant Characteristics

Leaf Color
Green
Growing Cycle
Perennial
Sun Requirement
Full Sun, Shade

Plant Information

Planting Season
Spring
Plant Depth
"
Establishment
Easy
Kingdom
PLANTAE
Subkingdom
TRACHEOBIONTA
Super Division
SPERMATOPHYTA
Division
MAGNOLIOPHYTA
Class
LILIOPSIDA
Subclass
COMMELINIDAE
Order
CYPERALES
Family
POACEAE
Genus
SCHEDONORUS
Species
SCHEDONORUS ARUNDINACEUS

Applications

Sports Turf

Golf Turf

Lawn

Sod

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