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Turf - Cool Season by Scientific Name

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Scientific Name Common Name Comments 
Festuca arundinacea Thumbnail picture closeup of Tall Fescue (Festuca arundinacea) in lawn.  Select for larger image and more information. Tall Fescue
  • Nitrogen requirement: medium
  • shade tolerance: good
  • Water requirement: good, but takes a lot of water in summer to keep active
  • Mowing height: 2 to 3"
  • Establishment: sod or seed
  • Cultivars: 'K-31' common, but many better improved types available such as 'Rebel', 'Rendition'