Elite Plus™ Sod

Elite Plus Riverside Sod FarmOur most popular cool-season turfgrass is a blend of improved fescue and bluegrass which has year-round dark green color. The “Plus” is that it will gradually repair minor damage over time without the need for reseeding. It has a medium leaf blade, disease resistance, partial shade tolerance and a deep root system for drought tolerance. It is easy to care for and adapts well to the varied climates and soils of the West.


  • Species: Dwarf Tall Fescue/Bluegrass Blend.
  • Growing Rate: Summer 3/4 to 1 1/4 inches per week
    Winter 1/4 to 3/4 inches per week.
  • Root Depth: 2 to 4 feet depending on type of soil and watering.
  • Soils Range: Fair tolerance to saline soil conditions. Amendments are recommended for heavy clay soils to promote drainage.
  • Temperature Tolerance: 10°F to 110°F.
  • Shade Tolerance: Prefers full sun, but adapts to 50% shade.
  • Size: 5 to 10 sq. ft. per piece, depending upon market.
  • Big Rolls: 200 to 500 sq. ft.
  • Soil Thickness: 1/2 inch +/- 1/8 inch + top growth.
  • Weight: 2,500 to 3,000 lbs. per pallet.
  • Weed Free: Grown from 100% Weed Free seed – 98% purity (2% inert maximum).

Drought Tolerance

Disease Resistance

Wear Resistance

Shade Tolerance

Heat Tolerance

Winter Color

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