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Tall fescue

Festuca arundinacea


  • Excellent resistance to drought and high temperatures.
  • Highly resistant to surplus water and slightly salt soils.
  • Wear and tear tolerant.
  • Very good disease-resistance.
  • Performs very well in shaded areas.
  • Deep and powerful root development.
  • Withstands low maintenance.
  • Excellent persistence.


  • Slow establishment.
  • Very coarse foliage for old varieties.
  • Poor performance in winter for the old varieties.
  • Significant growth.
  • Clumps if underrepresented in the mixes.
  • Poor tolerance to close mowing.