Meadow fescue – (true fescue) is one of the forages – representatives of the genus Festuca, with broom-shaped inflorescences. A robust and common forage grass that can grow stems up to 120 cm tall under favorable conditions. Descriptions of true fescues sometimes mention slower plant regeneration, but there are varieties that regenerate well and even tolerate little grazing or mowing.
Use: grown in mixtures with other perennial grasses to establish long-term meadows and pastures.
Cultivation features: likes medium humidity and moist, fertile, light, neutral reactions soils. There are bred varieties suitable for growing in peat bogs.