Red Fescue / Chewings Fescue (Festuca rubra commutata)

Ref: RF

Also known as chewings fescue, this is a fine leaved, tufted grass. It is distinguished from creeping red fescue by its absence of creeping rhizomes. It tolerates drought well and can be easily found on well-drained, gravelly, chalky and sandy soils in the south. It forms a dense turf and is one of the main species used with bentgrass to form lawns. It offers few agricultural benefits (1,000,000 seeds per kg).

Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     

Units AcHaKg

£5.35 / Kg

Sowing rate: 25.0kg/acre (62.5kg/ha)

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Red Fescue / Chewings Fescue

Also known as chewings fescue, this is a fine leaved, tufted grass. It is distinguished from creeping red fescue by its absence of creeping rhizomes. It remains dark green throughout most of the season.

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