Blackwatch turf-type tall fescue is an advanced, lower growing fine-textured tall fescue from TurfOne. Repeatedly, Blackwatch has proven itself a premier turf-type tall fescue through exceptional turf characteristics and superior ratings in National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP) trials. The result of a long-term breeding effort, Blackwatch is a persistent, lower-growing, deep-rooted tall fescue variety with finer leaf texture and darker color than other tall fescues. It forms a very dense, tough, durable turf, and performs exceptionally well under summer stress conditions.

  • Good salt, drought and heat tolerance
  • Rapid recovery from summer brown patch
  • Early development of spreading rhizomes
  • Fine leaf texture

Visit our Mixes page to explore premium Earth Carpet® mixes with fescue varieties. View mixes.

Seeding Rates
Seeds/LB: 220,000
New Turf:
8-10 lbs./1,000 sq. ft.
350-400 lbs./acre

Overseed Rates
6-8 LBS/1,000 SQ FT
250-350 LBS/Acre

Germination: 7-10 days under ideal conditions


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