Red fescue

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Each bag of certified seeds is marked with a personal label. Packed in 25 kg bags.


  • The name of the plant: Red fescue
  • Latin name: Festuca rubra
  • Variety name: GONDOLIN / RAFAEL / ADIO / REDA
  • Sowing rate: 12-15 kg/ha
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Red fescue – there is more than one variety (the name is marked with “spp.”), so they are divided according to the characteristics of these varieties – Some have tufted roots, others are creeping, with rhizomes, etc. Resistant to grazing, grazing, low cutting and low susceptibility to leaf diseases. Suitable for drier, less fertile grasslands. It lasts a long time in grasslands, it can grow in one place for about 10 years. However, monoculture of red fescue in fodder areas is not recommended under any circumstances. For fodder, it will be suitable for growing in a mixture with red and white clover, true fescue, tender sedges or meadow mists.

Use: suitable for both forage grasses and lawns. It is often one of the main grasses of decorative, simple, partly sports and other purpose lawns. Many varieties of fescue have been developed with leaves of various greens and different shades. Stays in one place for up to 10 years.

Cultivation features: undemanding to soil, grows in infertile, dry and acidic soils.