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Creeping Red Fescue

Characteristics

Variety

Boreal

Use

Hay & Pasture

Root Habit

Sod Forming

Plant Type

Basal

Preferred Growing Conditions

Widely adapted; does best in high rainfall areas

Production Period

Spring - Fall

Key Features

  • Does well on a wide range of soil types
  • Is most productive under high moisture conditions
  • Tolerates close grazing and survives drought

Limitations

  • Not always winter hardy

Approx. Seeds/lb

375,000

Seeding Rate lb/acre

3 - 6

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Excellent

Drought Tolerance

Moderate to High

Flooding Tolerance

Moderate

Optimum PH

5.5 - 7.5

Acidity Tolerance

Moderate to High

Alkalinity Tolerance

Moderate

Salinity Tolerance

Low to Moderate