Shade tolerant sod?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Old Red, Mar 13, 2004.

  1. Old Red

    Old Red LawnSite Member
    Messages: 185

    I called a local sod farm and asked if he had a shade tolerant sod. He said yes, 55% bluegrass, 15% rye and 30% fescue. Is that a lot of bluegrass to put in the shade?
  2. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,697

    Depends on the variety of bluegrass in his sod. There are several varieties that have been shown to tolerate some shade.

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