Strong Creeping Red Fescue Grass Seed | Festuca Rubra Rubra

Strong Creeping Red Fescue Grass | Festuca Rubra Rubra

The above image shows this species left uncut and at the seeding stage.

Why do we use Slender Creeping Red Fescue in our Lawn Seed Mixtures?

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