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Creeping Red Fescue Fine Fescue

Fine Fescue Creeping Red Fescue


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
Germinates quickly Rapid establishment
Dark green color Low fertilizer requirements
Shade tolerance 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.

Seeding Rates

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.

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.
90% 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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