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Meadow Fescue

Characteristics

Variety

Meadow Fescue

Use

Hay & Pasture

Root Habit

Bunch-grass

Plant Type

Basal

Preferred Growing Conditions

Prefers soils with good moisture and good drainage

Production Period

Spring – Fall

Key Features

  • Basal leaf growth suitable for grazing
  • Tolerant to acidity

Limitations

  • Not always winter hardy "

Approx. Seeds/lb

230,000

Seeding Rate lb/acre

8 - 12

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Fair to Good

Drought Tolerance

Moderate

Flooding Tolerance

Moderate to High

Optimum PH

5.5–6.5

Acidity Tolerance

Moderate

Alkalinity Tolerance

Moderate

Salinity Tolerance

Moderate