Macho Mix Fescue

Improved turf-type tall fescue with 5% perennial rye grass – This is a grass seed mix that is perfect for homeowners that put low maintenance lawns at the top of their priority list.

Heat Tolerance

Improved cool season fescue types stay green in winter and tolerate hot summers.

Rated: Excellent

Drought

Decreased rain fall and lack of an irrigation system will not have an impact on Macho Mix™.

Rated: Excellent

Exposure

Macho Mix has very good shade tolerance and a superior full sun performer.

Rated: Excellent

Durability

This popular turf solution has the ability to take harsh foot and pet traffic with minimal damage.

Rated: Excellent

Macho Mix™ Features

Macho Mix™ contains 95% elite turftype tall fescue plus 5% sports turf perennial turf ryegrass. Great for play zones and dog runs. Quick germination from sport turf perennial ryegrass makes Macho Mix™ a valuable tool when needing quick cover or a fast start for slopes. Excellent for dormant seeding.

Seeding Rate, Germination Time, Mowing Height

  • Recommended over seeding rate: 5-8 lbs. per 1,000 sq . ft. 
  • Recommended bare ground rate: 10-12 lbs. per 1,000 sq . ft. 
  • Recommended dormant seeding rate: 8-10 lbs. per 1,000 sq . ft. 
  • Germination: 5-7 days in ideal conditions 
  • Mowing Height: |Spring 2-3 inches| Summer 3-4 inches|

Seeding Instructions for Macho Mix™

Seeding recommendations for Macho Mix will vary by season and objective. 

Tom K. – Testimonial

“Finally got grass to grow under the gum all tree thanks to some Macho Mix!  When we bought this house 4 years ago there was no grass under the gum ball tree and had to dig a drainage trench. We’ve overseeded with Macho Mix and fertilized each fall to get a nice thick...

Richard F. – Testimonial

“I have been loosely following the "Idiot Proof" system for a number of years. However, this year, because of being at home for the pandemic, I followed the program exactly. I overseeded last Fall with Macho Mix, applied both applications of fertilizer and sprayed for...

Brandon F. – Testimonial

“First photo is from when we bought the house in 2015. My front yard formerly had giant walnut trees. These were cut down and the stumps were ground up. I had a yard full of wood chips. It was a project for sure! I started using the Grass Pad Idiot Proof System and...

Eric J. – Testimonial

"Here's my Grass Pad lawn. I've been on Uncle's plan for 4 years now. Every fall I over seed with Macho Mix. Thanks for all the help. -Sincerely, Eric J.

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