Creeping Red Fescue
- 50 lb. bag or by the lb.
Creeping Red fescue is also called red fescue em>and is a cool season grass used in the northern and temperate areas. This fescue can be grown in single stands and prefers the more shadier and cooler areas than most other cool season grasses. Red fescue is often added to Tall Fescue, bluegrass and perennial ryegrass mixtures and improves these mixture by increasing shade tolerance. It also has fairly drought resistant qualities.
Creeping Red fescue can establish in the lawn quickly while the slower growing bluegrass is forming. This fescue variety is a non aggressive easily maintained grass and over-seeds quite well in the areas of adaptation. Besides being a lawn cover it is quite beautiful when left un-mown in a meadow or for a roadside growth and erosion sites on slopes or hill sides. Red fescue is one of the most widely used grasses in mixtures and to overseed cool grass lawns.