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Sheep Fescue Fine Fescue
Sheep Fescue Fine Fescue


Description

Sheep Fescue is medium to dark Blue-green in color. Sheep fescue is at home in low maintenance and shady situations where trees compete for nutrients and water. This grass performs well in open sun and moderate shade. It exhibits a very fine almost wiry texture and when left unmowed grows 12 to 15 inches long giving a ‘meadow’ effect.


Characteristics

FEATURES:
Very fine texture
Slow but persistant grower
Medium Blue-green color
Shade tolerance
Long, slender leaf blades

BENEFITS:
Uniform growth habit
Mature stands are compettitive
Attractive in an ornamental planting
Useful in shade mixtures
Attractive as slope or ground cover


Uses

Ground cover or slope mixtures for erosion control as an unmowed grass. Can be mixed with wildflowers. Ski Slopes, Roadside or ornamental plantings, vineyards, orchards, cemeteries.


Seeding Rates

New turf or ground cover: 5-7 pounds per 1000 square feet depending on weather other grasses or wildflowers are being used in the seed mix.
Overseeding: Up to 5 pounds per 1000 square feet.


Establishment

Emergence: 10-21 days.
Establishment: 6-8 weeks. Best seeded in Fall, winter and spring.


Adaptability & Care

Growing region: A cool season best adapted to well drained soils.
pH Range: Will tolerate slightly acid conditions.
Salinity: Not tolerant of saline conditions.


Ingredients & Specifications

SHEEP FESCUE
98% Minimum purity.
85% Minimum germination.

400,000-500,000 seeds per pound.



9180 San Fernando Road • P.O. Box 1579 • Sun Valley, CA 91353
(213) 626-9668 • (800) 621-0315 • FAX (213) 626-4920


 
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