PENN RK4 is an exceptional turfgrass performing well with reduced management input that will blend well with other turf type tall fescues and mixes with other species. PENN RK4 is a success under the stresses of summer climates.
- Exceptional Turf Quality
- Fine Leaf Texture
- Outstanding tolerance of summer stresses
- Performs well under average maintenance
- A pleasing stand of turfgrass
- A soft turfgrass to play on
- A turfgrass easier to manage through the summer
- Doesn’t require a high level of management
- Golf Courses (Roughs)
- Sod Farms
- Park Settings
- Athletic Fields
- Home Lawns
Home Lawns, Parks: 8 - 10 lbs/1000 sq ft (3 ½ - 5 kgs/100 sq meters)
Athletic Fields/Parks: 10 - 15 lbs/1000 sq ft (5 – 7 kgs/100 sq meters)
Sod Farms: 8 - 10 lbs/1000 sq ft (3 ½ - 5 kgs/100 sq meters)
Fairways & Roughs: 5 - 10 lbs/1000 sq ft (2 – 5 kgs/100 sq meters)
Sow in sun or shade in spring or fall. Mid-summer sowing is not recommended except for areas of dense shade that can be well watered. Follow soil test recommendations for soil amendments & fertilization. Maintain adequate soil moisture for proper germination. Under ideal conditions, germination may begin in as few as 9 days. Full germination may take up to 21 days. First mowing is suggested when plants reach approx. 2 inches. (7.5 cm). Raise the mowing height as the plants mature.
Best when managed at 2.5 to 3.0 inches, though will tolerate lower heights.