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Chewings Fine Fescue
Fine Fescue

Chewings Fine Fescue


Chewings Fescue is medium to dark green in color. Chewings fescue is at home in low maintanance 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 high giving a ‘meadow’ effect.


Very fine texture
Germinates quickly
Medium green color
Shade tolerance
Long, slender leaf blades

Uniform growth habit
Rapid establishment
Low fertilizer requirements
Useful in shade mixtures
Attractive as slope or ground cover


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

Seeding Rates

New turf or ground cover: 6-10 pounds per 1000 square feet depending on weather other grasses or wildflowers are being used in the seed mix.
Overseeding: Up to 10 pounds per 1000 square feet.


Emergence: 10-14 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

98% Minimum purity.
85% Minimum germination.

400,000-500,000 seeds per pound.

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