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Kentucky 31 Tall Fescue 20 lb. 4,000 sq. ft. Grass Seed

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  • Kentucky 31 Tall Fescue grass seed produces a durable lawn
  • Thick blades of grass stand up to hot summers and heavy rains
  • Low maintenance turf that holds up well under foot traffic
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About This Product

Pennington Kentucky 31 Tall Fescue helped revolutionize the grass seed industry. This durable, heat-tolerant variety was an early leader in putting low-maintenance, disease resistant lawns within the average homeowner's reach. Decades later, this economical, traditional tall fescue grass remains an industry standard for cool-season lawn grasses. This tough, drought-resistant grass thrives in lawns that receive 4-hours to 8-hours of sun. Plant it in the early spring or early fall and start to see results within 8-days to 21-days. This 20 lbs. bag covers up to 4,000 sq. ft. for overseeding an existing lawn and 1,660 sq. ft. for starting a new lawn from scratch. While most grass seed companies buy their seed on the open market, we are the only major grass seed company that works directly with a network of dedicated growers. Built on decades of trust and integrity, our relationships with seed growers and their families now span multiple generations. Our legacy of working directly with farmers to bring you the finest grass seed possible helps ensure their success and ours. At Pennington, we know our seed and the farmers who grow it. From field to final product, that's the Pennington way.

Highlights

  • Kentucky 31 tall fescue is the original turf for your home
  • Provides a durable, economical lawn
  • Thick blades of grass stand up to hot summers and heavy rains
  • For use in full sun to medium-shaded areas
  • Produces a lighter green, drought-resistant turf
  • Holds up well under foot traffic
  • Bag covers up to 4,000 sq. ft.
  • See results in 8-days to 21-days
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Product Information

Internet # 314933308

Model # 100543701

Store SKU # 1005852043

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Specifications

Dimensions: H 23 in, W 15.5 in, D 3 in

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)

4000 sq ft

Product Depth (in.)

3 in

Product Height (in.)

23 in

Product Size

20 LB-Pound

Product Width (in.)

15.5 in

Details

Drought Tolerance

Medium Drought Tolerance

Foot Traffic Tolerance

Medium Traffic Tolerance

Grass Climate

Transition Zone

Grass Seed Use

New Lawn, Overseeding

Grass Type

Fescue

Landscape Supply Type

Seeds

Max New Lawn Seeding Coverage Area (sq. ft.)

2000

Max Overseeding Coverage Area (sq. ft.)

4000

Organic

No

Pack Size

1

Product Weight (lb.)

20.437 lb

Region

Appalachians, California Coast, Mideast Central, Midwest, Northeast Central, Northwest Coast, Northwest Mountain, Southeast, Southwest Mountain

Returnable

90-Day

Seed Type

Grass

Questions & Answers

40Questions
caret
Q:What specific grass seed is in this?
by|May 23, 2024
1 Answer
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A:  Kentucky 31 is a tall fescue, which is a perennial cool season grass. It will stay all year long, though may go through summer dormancy. Thanks!

by|May 24, 2024
    caret
    Q:Will this grass do well in Dallas, Texas?
    by|May 21, 2024
    1 Answer
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    A:  We do not recommend using Tall Fescue in southern regions like Dallas, TX because of the high summer temperatures. Tall Fescue is a cool season grass and will not do well during the summer.

    by|May 22, 2024
      caret
      Q:I planted this last spring. Does it have a lime green hue compared to regular midwestern grass seed?
      by|May 9, 2024
      1 Answer
      Answer This Question

      A:  Hello, the color of tall fescue grass is usually a medium to dark green. A lawn that looks lime green may be lacking Nitrogen. We recommend you to get in touch with the store associate for assistance. Thank you.

      by|May 10, 2024
        caret
        Q:How do I know if the seed is good for 2024
        by|Apr 16, 2024
        1 Answer
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        A:  Hello! All of our grass seed products have seed analysis tags on them that will show you the test date and sell by date.

        by|May 2, 2024
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          Customer Reviews

          3.6 out of 5

          • 3.6 out of 1,015 reviews
          • 52% recommend this product
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          Dubious
          I live in Virginia zip code 22207. Soil has a lot of clay. Bag shows germination tested 02/20/24. I started planting beginning of April and again middle of April. I watered morning and evening. I’m dubious that the seed is of any use in over seeding. I see seeds still laying on the ground. The only obvious sprouting is where the seed fell into an aeration hole. So I think when the instructions say rake it in, it is really means the seed HAS TO BE BURIED.
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            Its all weeds
            My lawn now is the worst looking lawn in the neighborhood. Do not but this product. It was basically a bag full of Cudweed. Pictures attached. I complained and they will not stand by their product at all except telling me to buy another one of their products to kill the weeds. They told me to plant it in the Fall 45 days before frost. IT DOES OT SAY THAT ON THE BAG. Satisfaction Guaranteed from them is a joke. I planted in fall and this spring I have nothing but weed where the seed was.
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            Response from Pennington TeamMar 27, 2024
            Hello, we apologize for your negative experience with our product. Please contact our customer service department toll-free at 1-800-285-7333 so we may assist you further. Thank you. pennington
              Love this this ky31 seed
              I see the comments saying they will never buy this need or does not grow. Let me say this if you don't know what you are doing no seed will grow. I have been using this particular, same seed for years and never have a problem. Same name brand Pennington for a little over ten years in many yards. IT WORKS. You just have to Air raid your grass properly water three times a day each time 10 minutes and that bad boy will grow in approximately 14 days.
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                The bag has gotten moisture inside of it and it was ruined .
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                Response from Pennington TeamMar 11, 2024
                Hello, we are sorry to hear you had this experience with our product. Please reach out to the store you purchased the product from so they can assist you further. Thank you. pennington
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                Will not work in Texas heat
                I followed directions exactly but not one blade of grass came up. I’m guessing it’s just too hot in the DFW metroplex this time of year to get this to grow. I just wish Home Depot wasn’t selling this stuff at the beginning of summer if it’s a product that’s not going to grow in our heat. I guess I should’ve researched this better instead of assuming they wouldn’t be selling it if it wasn’t a product for our area. Maybe once it cools off it’ll germinate but I wasted a lot of money, time & water!
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                Response from Pennington TeamJul 19, 2023
                We are sorry to hear that you had issues when planting the grass seed. Our seed is rigorously tested for both germination and weed control to ensure that it is only high quality grass seed in our products. Please reach out to discuss your experience with Customer Service at 1-800-285-7333. Thank you. pennington
                  1 found this review helpful
                  Fast Growing
                  Addressing the bad reviews: You have to water it. I have a area the sprinklers did not hit and the seed is laying there. Where it did hit, I have grass in seven days showing.
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                  Response from Pennington TeamMay 25, 2023
                  Thank you for your feedback! pennington
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                    2 found this review helpful
                    I purchsed over the weekend
                    I wanted to try something different because my lawn got hammered this summer with the extreme heat. I read online that this grass is very high heat tolerant which is why I bought it, originally I wanted to purchase Kentucky bluegrass which I will buy maybe next year. It's September 14th, did a hard rake and used a detacher prior to laying down the seed on Monday. We had rain on Tues pretty much all day, today and the rest of the week is going to be sunny high 70's. Looking forward to a nice grass in the spring. Stay tuned
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                      Would keep buying
                      I love this grass and I have 4 animals that are in the yard always
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                      Response from penningtonpwrJun 17, 2022
                      Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. We are glad to see we were able to help you get a lush, green lawn.
                        • Recommended
                        This seed was used with another combined and started coming...
                        This seed was used with another combined and started coming up within days of planting. Really happy with the lawn. It's super green and lush.
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                        1 found this review helpful
                        Pennington Destroyed My Lawn
                        Orchard grass only appears where I spread the Pennington grass seed. It is too early in the season for crabgrass (which is what this stuff resembles). I have identified the weed in my lawn as orchard grass.
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