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Barenbrug Turf Saver RTF With Yellow Jacket Coating


Barenbrug Turf Saver RTF With Yellow Jacket Coating


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Barenbrug Turf Saver RTF With Yellow Jacket Coating

Discover Turf Saver® RTF®, an extraordinary blend of tall fescue with a groundbreaking edge—the renowned Yellow Jacket® Enhanced Coating by Barenbrug. Combining the innovative benefits of rhizomes with the cutting-edge features of Yellow Jacket® coating, this blend stands as a pioneer in the world of turf grass. Unlike other varieties that merely hint at possible rhizome growth or boast of 'aggressive tillering,' Turf Saver RTF® showcases well-established rhizomes that breathe life into damaged turf, ensuring consistent density and uniformity.

Key Attributes:

  • Exceptional resistance to diseases and insects
  • Creates a robust, lush lawn with enhanced turf density
  • Also offered in sod form through the RTF Producers Association
  • Tall fescue turf that naturally rejuvenates itself
  • Well-suited for various golf course turf applications, including clubhouse grounds
  • A blend comprising 40% RTF® varieties blended with two premium turf-type tall fescues
  • Featuring BarRobusto, a deep green tall fescue with remarkable resistance to brown patch and above-average drought tolerance
  • Includes Bonfire, a tall fescue with high NTEP ranking
  • Quick establishment with excellent uniformity and density
  • Highly resilient to heavy traffic — the sole self-repairing tall fescue seed mix available
  • Boasts an extensive, deeply-rooted system
  • Reduces water consumption by 30% compared to other cool-season grasses
  • Exceptionally robust disease resistance and insect tolerance
  • This exceptional blend is further empowered by Barenbrug’s Yellow Jacket® Coating, a trailblazing innovation in grass seed coating since 2007. Yellow Jacket® Enhanced Coating is a testament to Barenbrug's leadership in seed coating technology. Leveraging a global network of research stations, university collaborations, and private manufacturing, Yellow Jacket® incorporates super-absorbent technology, advanced nutrient packaging, and seedling disease protection.


  • Seeding Rate:8-10 lbs.
  • Mowing Recommendation:2.5-3.0 in.

Yellow Jacket's® starch-based super-absorbent has an incredible capacity, holding up to 600 times its own weight in water. Trials conducted by the University of New Mexico showcase that Yellow Jacket® enhanced seed establishes faster than raw seed and requires less water. This accelerated and robust turf establishment provides superior natural competition against weeds and diseases. As a result, users experience improved turf quality, reduced establishment costs, and quicker utilization of newly seeded areas. Yellow Jacket® seed enhancement is particularly beneficial in less than optimal weather conditions or when conditions for establishment are challenging. 

Learn More About RTF® and Yellow Jacket® below!

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