Tall Fescue

Species: Tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea schreb.)
Cultivars:
Origin: Europe
Use: Grazing, hay
Description:
General:

Life Span:

2-4 feet tall, bunchgrass. Auricles present; leaves shiny darkgreen (ribbed).
Perennial
Adaptation:
pH:
Soil:
5.5-7.5
Loam, clay-loam,
Only adapted to wet areas (bottoms) of east Texas.
Management:
Seeding Rate:
Planting Date:
Planting Depth:
Seed Cost:
Season of Use:
Production:
20-25 lb/A
September-October
<0.25 inch
$25-30/A
October-December, February-May
3000-6000 lb/A
Notes:

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