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Jonathan Green Black Beauty® Dense Shade Grass Seed

Jonathan Green

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  • $129.99
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Jonathan Green Black Beauty® Dense Shade Grass Seed contains shade-tolerant Black Beauty® varieties for lawns with big shady trees, large shrubs, or areas shaded by houses or other permanent structures. Black Beauty® Dense Shade contains turf-type tall fescue, perennial ryegrass and fine fescues which create great versatility in shady to partial sun lawns. This seed germinates in 14 to 21 days.

  • Proven to grow where other shady lawn seed mixtures have failed
  • Perfect for use around the base of mature trees and shrubs where sunlight is limited
  • Germinates and establishes quickly
  • Improved turfgrass varieties possessing beneficial endophytes for natural insect and disease resistance


  • 1 lb Bag
    • Overseeding – Seeds up to 600 sq. ft.
    • New Lawns  – Seeds up to 300 sq. ft.
  • 3 lb Bag
    • Overseeding – Seeds up to 1,800 sq. ft.
    • New Lawns  – Seeds up to 900 sq. ft.
  • 7 lb Bag
    • Overseeding – Seeds up to 4,200 sq. ft.
    • New Lawns  – Seeds up to 2,100 sq. ft.
  • 25 lb Bag
    • Overseeding – Seeds up to 15,000 sq. ft.
    • New Lawns  – Seeds up to 7,500 sq. ft.

Grass Type:  Tall and Fine Fescues, Perennial Rye

Grass Color:  Dark green

Recommended Planting Months:  For cool season grasses

  • Mid-August through mid-October
  • Mid-March through mid-May

Sun Tolerance:  Good

Shade Tolerance:  Excellent

Light Requirements:  Partial sun to shade (4 – 6 hours of sun)

Drought Tolerance:  Excellent

Insect & Disease Resistance:  Good

High Traffic Tolerance:  Good

Planting Depth:  ¼ inches

Germination Time:  14 – 21 days

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