If you are looking for an exceptional turf that will look beautiful year round Elite Tall Fescue sod installation in Charlotte, NC is your ideal choice. Fescue sod is the type of turf that can enhance your landscape while providing a natural environment that is child and pet friendly. Fescues texture and fast germination make it an excellent choice for front or backyard applications. Elite Tall Fescue sod installation in Charlotte, NC is a cool-season grass that works well in our area. It is dark green in color and has a thick blade. Fescue sod is perfect for a residential yard or a commercial landscape. It can with stand a substantial amount of shade. However it does require mostly sun throughout the day. Fescue sod thrives on a minimum of four hours of sunlight, which is the least amount in the grass family in our area.
Best time for fescue SOD installation
The best time to install fescue sod is your spring, fall, and winter months. Fescue sod is not a good grass to install in the summer months. It can however be installed if need be, as long as you keep the grass heavily watered throughout the installation. Not enough water will kill the grass within hours in hot weather. Winter is another great time to install fescue sod. In Charlotte our ground never freezes over meaning the grass roots can easily root. Also in Charlotte we have semi mild winters which fescue thrives in.
Elite Tall fescue sod does require a decent amount of water. Watering schedules range from 1-3 times per day. After installation of the fescue sod it will require morning, afternoon, and evening of proper irrigation watering. Depending on your gallons per minute (GPM) per house or commercial property the grass times range from 8-12 minutes per zone. Fescue sod must have irrigation to survive and is highly recommended.
Elite Tall Fescue Sod is one of the only grasses that is climatized to our region that stays green year round. Fescue sod is not meant for heavy foot traffic. Fescue sod does require heavy maintenance. It will need seasonal aeration, fungus control, pre-emergence, over seeding, slit seeding, and or de-thatching. If your monthly and or seasonal maintenance is missed then the fescue sod will perish. In the middle of summer you will want to keep the grass cut at longer lengths to let the thick blades take all the water in. You do not want to cut the grass during droughts or long periods without rain.
Fescue SOD price ranges:
Normal pricing for fescue sod ranges from $1.00 per square feet to $2.75 per square feet. These prices fluctuate due to variables as how much sod is needed, accessibility, prep work needed, supplements needed, grading needed, and old yard removal. If you are looking for one of the best looking grasses and something to keep your curb appeal looking green year round then fescue sod installation is your go to.