Low Maintenance Grass For Seed Mixes

Intrigue EWS Chewings Fescue is a leading choice in the rebirth of sustainable grasses for multiple use areas.

Intrigue EWS (enhanced weed suppression) is highly endophytic for improved performance under stressful conditions as well as allelopathic qualities that resist weed overgrowth. This advanced grass maintains the benefits of Chewings Fescue while also exhibiting top ratings in sun, shade and drought tolerance.

Call your TMI representative about this low maintenance grass seed, perfect for low maintenance – limited fertilization and irrigation – conditions.

Chewings Fescues have long been known for their fine leaf texture and to be among the most shade and drought tolerant of the cool season grasses. Chewings Fescues require less frequent mowing than ryegrass, tall fescue or Kentucky bluegrass, and perform well in low fertility areas such as golf course roughs. Intrigue is highly endophytic for improved performance under stressful conditions.

Intrigue EWS distinguished itself in trials with high marks among Fineleaf Fescues for quality, and particularly color:


Field studies conducted by NTEP, as reported by Cornell University, showed Intrigue EWS to be consistently more weed suppressive than many other fine-leaf fescues evaluated. This means that Intrigue EWS be recommended for use in low maintenance turf settings in the northeastern United States due to its aesthetic appeal and limited weed infestation in circumstances where herbicides are not applied.

Key Benefits:

  • Low Maintenance Requirements
  • Low Input Requirements
  • Drought-Tolerance
  • Turfgrass Quality
  • Enhanced Weed Suppression

Intrigue is well suited for seed mixes intended for landscaping, and golf courses.

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