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Slender Creeping Red Fescue Grass Seed (Festuca Rubra Litoralis)


Why Buy this product?

  • Perennial, persistent, tufted, mat forming, fine fescue grass (dense tufts)
  • Creeping grass that produces short and slender creeping rhizomes
  • Heavily used in sports (golf, bowling greens), lawn/landscaping, meadow, wildflower and turf grass seed mixtures. Fantastic to use on new banking/slopes along with strong creeping red fescue, to bind and stabilise the soil surface
  • Similar to Strong Creeping Red Fescue but forms less vigorous, short spreading rhizomes and finer leaf
  • Benefits include a very fine leaf, good drought tolerance, average speed of establishment, clean cut, shade tolerance, high salt tolerance, good submersion tolerance, high shoot density etc. 
  • Disadvantages include shallow roots, low disease tolerance, high thatch production, etc
  • Found naturally in the UK, native to grasslands, dunes, moors, slopes, mountains, woodlands, hedges, wasteland etc
  • Usually requires a pH of 5-7.2
  • Usually requires 10-25 degrees to germinate
  • Flowers June-July
  • 20-60cm in height


Available in 10kg and 20kg bag sizes.

Slender Creeping Red Fescue Grass Seed (Festuca Rubra Litoralis)

SKU: 3112

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