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Hillside Erosion Control

Fine Fescue Mixture

Description

This mixture contains all fine textured grasses. It exhibits a very fine almost wiry texture and when left unmowed grows to 15 inches high giving a ‘meadow’ effect. This mixture exhibits a deep green color. This mixture contains wildflowers which add seasonal color to the mixture.

Characteristics

FEATURES:

  • Very fine texture
  • Germinates quickly
  • Dark-green color
  • Shade tolerance Useful in shade mixtures
  • Long, slender leaf blades

BENEFITS:

  • Uniform growth habit
  • Rapid establishment
  • Low fertilizer requirements
  • Attractive as slope or ground cover

Uses

Turfgrass mixtures for sun or shade.
Ground cover or slope mixtures for erosion control as an unmowed grass.
Can be mixed with wildflowers.

Seeding Rates

New turf or ground cover: 5-7 pounds per 1000 square feet.

Establishment

Emergence: 10-14 days.
Establishment: 6-8 weeks. Best seeded in fall, winter and spring.

Adaptability & Care

Growing region: Cooler areas, preferably on well drained soils.
pH Range: Will tolerate slightly acid conditions.
Salinity: slightly tolerant of saline conditions.

*Add wildflower seed on a seasonal basis to maintain color.

Ingredients & Specifications

Creeping Red Fescue
Chewings Fescue
Hard Fescue
Low Profile Wildflower Mix

98% Minimum purity
90% Minimum germination
400,000 – 500,000 seeds per pound

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