Superior wear tolerance and winter aspect
The high shoot density and tolerance to close cutting makes the species particularly suitable for golf greens, tees, & fairways. Maintains good colour and a fine appearance throughout the year. Requires minimal water and fertiliser. Tolerates acidic soils.
Latin name: Festuca rubra
Germination: About 2 weeks
Shoot density: 450-800
Cutting height: Normal: 20-35mm
Not less than 5mm
Growth: In tufts
• Leaves fine, stiff and filamentous
• Young leaf folded in shoot (generally remains unfolded when mature) • Ligule short, blunt and difficult to distinguish • Roots bunched together • No rhizomes • Leaf sheath complete, not overlapping
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