Rhizomatous Tall Fescue


Not all Grass is the Same

RTF® is the only Tall Fescue with True Rhizomes. Rhizomes help the RTF quickly fill in damaged and bare spots in your lawn 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.


Use Less Water

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.


Insist on the Best

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®


For RTF sod needs click here to visit the RTF Producers Association website 


    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


    Seeding Rate
    6 - 8 lbs
    Mowing Height
    1.5" - 3"
    Packaging Size
    50 lbs
    Fast Establishment
    Ability to Self-Repair
    Traffic Tolerance
    Drought Tolerance
    Speed of Germination
    Shade Tolerance
    Low to Moderate Fertility
    Disease Resistance

    Quick germination, establishment, and the ability to form a tight-knit sod are critical production keys for the professional turf producer. At Barenbrug USA our researchers stress these key traits throughout the turf breeding process. At Barenbrug USA, we know sod production well; and deliver. 


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