Slender Creeping Red Fescue Grass |Festuca Rubra Litoralis

Slender Creeping Red Fescue Grass |Festuca Rubra Litoralis

Why do we use this in our Lawn Seed Mixtures?

  • Type of growth:                                  rhizomatous growth spreading sideways
  • Creeping habit for density:              good
  • Turf binding for stability:                  good
  • Self-repair and wear tolerance:      good
  • Disease tolerance:                             medium
  • Drought tolerance:                            good
  • Shade tolerance:                                good
  • Growth rate:                                        medium
  • Where used:                                        ornamental lawns, golf greens and slopes
  • Leaf type:                                             fine flat
  • Ideal mowing height:                         20 to 35mm
  • Ideal pH:                                               5 to 7.5
  • Germination:                                       12-16 days @ 8 degrees or more