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Creeping Red Fescue Grass Seed
Creeping Red Fescue Grass Seed


 


Product Code: PGS012


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Creeping Red Fescue Grass Seed : Creeping red fescue makes an excellent lawn, and is particularly important in shaded locations and on sandy soils. It is a perennial with short rootstalks and stems that are usually reddish at the base and grow 6 to 36 inches high. Despite its name, red fescue will not ‘creep’ into areas all ready covered by wildflowers or other grass varieties – it is not an invasive grass and it mixes well with other grasses to provide a consistent lawn in yards with areas of moderate shade. Creeping red fescue grows best in cool shady areas, and it flourishes at higher altitudes. It is a perfect grass for transitional and cool growing zones. Red Fescue seeds germinate in about 12 - 22 days. Red Fescue performs best in well drained soils with a pH of 5.5 to 8.0.

Seeding Rate : Over seeding 1/2 lbs. per 1000 sq. ft. ( 130 lbs. per acre )
New seeding 2 1/2 lbs. per 1000 sq. ft. ( 217 lbs. per acre )
Planting Dates : Best planted in the fall ( Mid Sept to Mid Dec. )
May also be planted early spring.
Planting Depth : 1/8 to 1/4 inch

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