Introduced from Europe and adapted to most climates of North America. Creeping Red Fescue is medium to dark green in color and reproduces by tillers and very short rhizomes. This grass performs well in open sun and moderate shade. It exhibits a very fine almost wiry texture and when left unmowed grows up to 15 inches high and lays over giving a meadow effect.
Very fine texture
Uniform growth habit
Dark green color
Low fertilizer requirements
Useful in shade mixtures
Long, slender leaf blades
Attractive as slope or ground cover
Turfgrass mixtures for sun or shade.
Fall overseeding of bermudagrasses.
Ground cover or slope mixtures for erosion control as an unmowed grass.
Can be mixed with wildflowers.
New turf or ground cover: 6-10 pounds per 1000 square feet depending on whether 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.
Growing region: A cool season best adapted to well drained soils. pH Range: Will tolerate slightly acid conditions. Salinity: Not tolerant of saline conditions.
CREEPING RED FESCUE
98% Minimum purity.
90% Minimum germination.
400,000-500,000 seeds per pound.