Sheeps Fescue Grass Seed (Festuca Ovina)


Why Buy this product?

  • An extremely fine leaved, densely tufted perennial plant (non rhizomatous)
  • Leaves are a greyish green in colour
  • Advantages include; very drought resistant, extremely fine leaved, low nutrient requirements, high shade tolerance, clean cut, high salt tolerance, high shoot density etc
  • Disadvantages include; low wear tolerance, high thatch production etc
  • Very common and native in the UK. Commonly found in heaths, moors, hills, mountains, acidic + standard soils, meadows, some sports (e.g. golf rough) and any other free draining or sandy land
  • Extremely similar to Hard Fescue, however leaves of Sheeps Fescue are slightly finer (along with a few other very small traits)
  • Usually requires a pH of 4.8-6
  • Usually requires 12-25 degrees to germinate 
  • Flowers May-July
  • 5-60cm in height


Available in 1kg, 2kg, 5kg, 10kg and 20kg bag sizes.

Sheeps Fescue Grass Seed (Festuca Ovina)

SKU: 3504

    Hurrells Seeds

    Beverley Road, Cranswick, Driffield 

    East Yorkshire, YO25 9PF 


    01377 271400

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