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5 lbs. Tall Fescue with RTF Grass Seed Blend

$24.98
  • Patented self-repairing Tall Fescue varieties
  • Deep rooting grasses reduces water usage by up to 30%
  • Thrives in areas of full sun and partial shade
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Product Details
  • Patented self-repairing Tall Fescue varieties
  • Deep rooting grasses reduces water usage by up to 30%
  • Thrives in areas of full sun and partial shade
About This Product

Water Saver with RTF is a special blend of Turf Type Tall Fescues selected for superb color, texture, disease resistance and mobility. Its deep rooting system enables Water Saver to tolerate drought and heat exceptionally well. Your Water Saver lawn will grow beautifully in sun or shade allowing you to mow close and decrease your lawn maintenance. Best of all, you'll use substantially less water to maintain the richness of your Water Saver lawn.

  • Use 30% less water
  • Contains RTF rhizomatous tall fescue
  • Self-repairing turf, fills in bare spots
  • Grows great in sun or shade
  • Deep rooting
  • Establishes quickly
  • Re-sealable mylar bag
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Product ID #: 206514188Internet #: 053909112053Model #: 11205

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Specifications

Dimensions: H 16 in, W 10.5 in, D 4 in

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)1000 sq ftProduct Depth (in.)4 in
Product Height (in.)16 inProduct Size5.1 LB-Pound
Product Width (in.)10.5 in

Details

Drought TolerantYesGrass Seed UseNew Lawn, Overseeding
Grass TypeFescueLandscape Supply TypeSeeds
OrganicNoPack Size1
Product Weight (lb.)5.1 lbRegionAppalachians, California Coast, Mideast Central, Midwest, Northwest Coast, Northwest Mountain, Southeast, Southwest Mountain
Returnable90-DaySeed TypeGrass
Traffic/Wear Tolerance LevelAny Light
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Questions & Answers

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Q:Can water saver grass maintain in shady areas with only around 2hrs of sunlight (filtered light) and it can be used to over seed my existing fescue lawn. I live in Georgia and I would like to do a spring overseeding because my lawn is thin and bare spots.
by|Jan 18, 2024
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A:  Although RTF is an advanced variety of tall fescue I would not recommend it for an area with only 2 hours of filtered sunlight. You would need a dense shade mix or something with high ryegrass and/or creeping red fescue content. Keep in mind that watering will be necessary during the summer months, heat will definitely stress those varieties.

by|Jan 18, 2024
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    Q:What is the exact blend for 2023/2024? A previous answer claims "mostly RTF", but reviewers show photos of analysis that show at best 40%, and in at least one case, only 10% RTF, neither of which could be considered "mostly RTF".
    by|Dec 26, 2023
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    A:  WaterSaver with RTF has always had a blend of 40% RTF varieties and 60% advanced named turf type Tall Fescue varieties.

    by|Dec 27, 2023
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      Q:Whats the best mowing height? Over time will this RTF create thatch?
      by|Jul 22, 2023
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      A:  Recommend mowing at 3-3.5 inches. All grass clippings will create thatch, limit this by bagging every third cut.

      by|Jul 22, 2023
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        Q:what other seeds are used in the water saver RTF grass seeds
        by|Jun 24, 2023
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        A:  Water Saver is a blend of mostly RTF varieties and other non-rhizomatous turf fescue.

        by|Sep 18, 2023
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          Customer Reviews

          4.1 out of 5
          • 4.1 out of 205 reviews
          • 77% recommend this product
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          Buyer Beware - Product is not as advertised
          Not ALL Fescue as advertised on ALL marketing, 15% bluegrass. No other seedmentioned anywhere on the bag, the HD site or MFG brochure. Exclusively Fescue Bought for the RTF fescue / ALL Fescue. I made sure there were no other seed types such as KY bluegrass because it does not perform well in the southeast transitional zone and when it does, it requires extensive watering. 15% of this seed is uselss to me and not what I paid for Not Home Depot's fault. Misrepresentation by manufactuer
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            7 found this review helpful
            The blend has changed
            I bought this seed last year and it was 60% RTF between 3 cultivars out of 5, but this year there is only 40% RTF from 1 cultivar out of 5 and two of them aren’t even fescue. They’re bluegrass. I specifically wanted all fescue like last time for my shaded back yard. Not happy about it and wish they would disclose what is in the bag before you buy it. I really liked this seed for the price, but it seems like they are cheaping out now.
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              9 found this review helpful
              Only 9.9% RTF seeds!
              More expensive then regular fescue seed. Yet it's only 10% of the RTF seed which is advertised all over the bag! Not worth it. Buy regular RTF seed instead of this 10% RTF mix
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                11 found this review helpful
                Turned out great !
                Not much to say , planted the seed , added starter fertilizer and Peat moss. Kept soil moist until germination which took about 9 days. Attached is a picture of of the grass before which I killed, Tilled and re-seeded.
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                  So far so good
                  Planted on 9-28 mostly for over seeding. I had about 5lb left and used in an area around my garden. No peat or straw just a bit of starter fertilizer. On 10-7 it showed a decent sign of growth and endured a really bad downpour. Located in South MI
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                    It’s the best seed! Grows healthy and fast! Fyi if...
                    It’s the best seed! Grows healthy and fast! Fyi if located in dry hot weather make sure to water grass 10 minutes twice a day makes a huge difference in the growth
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                      Faster Delivery than estimated
                      Ordered on 9/14, received on 9/20. A 25 pound bag with a Scott’s rotary on 10 and it covers right at 5000 square feet. I am over-seeding a MD lawn that’s mostly shade free. Attached is a picture of the seed blend and you can see approximately 60% is RTF.
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                        Seedlings sprouted in about 6 days and have taken off ever since. Hopefully the rhizomes grow as...
                        Seedlings sprouted in about 6 days and have taken off ever since. Hopefully the rhizomes grow as well as advertised and any fill in the few voids created by squirrels digging. Extremely happy with purchase.
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                        I write this just to try to help. I bought water saver bc of reviews. Sparse growth. Then in store, guy recommended Scott’s 4in 1. I had some water saver left so did an experiment. Look for yourself. Both purchased at home depot in East Palo Alto.
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                          3 found this review helpful
                          Germinates quickley, fairley good price. Grass grows in thick. I overseeded znd it fid wonderfullu.
                          Germinates quickley, fairley good price. Grass grows in thick. I overseeded znd it fid wonderfullu.
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