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Festuca rubra Perennial cover crop
Introduced from Europe, this hardy and vigorous grass is used extensively for lawns and erosion control. It creeps by underground stems and forms a sod rather than growing in tufts.
- Application Rate: 20-25 lb/acre or 1-3 lb/1000 sq ft.
- Inoculant: None needed
- Germination: 6-7 Days
- Plant Height: 12"
- Days to Maturity: 2-4 months
- Uses: Lawns, erosion contol
- Facts to Note: Cool-season grass, plant in shade in hot climates. Good planted with Kentucky Bluegrass. Plant in early spring or early fall. Establishes slowly.