Oxford Hard Fescue

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Item #: 5866846
Size:  50 Pounds

Description:

Oxford Hard FescueOxford Hard fescue is the #1 ranked variety of all fine fescues for overall turf quality under the low input regime in the 2002 NTEP trials. It is very dark green, disease and drought resistant.

Characteristics

  • Ranked #1 for overall quality grown under shade
  • Dark green genetic color
  • Very fine leaf texture
  • Very good mowing qualities
  • Excellent disease resistance
  • Excellent red thread and dollar spot resistance
  • Excellent drought tolerance
  • Very good wear and traffic tolerance
  • Excellent spring green-up and density

Summary of Turfgrass Quality Ratings for Fineleaf Fescue Cultivars Appendix Table/2004-2007 NTEP Data

Spartan II 6.1
Zodiac 6.0
Oxford 5.8
Wendy Jean 5.8
Ambassador 5.6
Longfellow 5.6
Pathfinder 5.4
Celestial 5.4
Razor 5.3
Jamestown 5 5.3
Audubon 5.0
Oracle 4.6
Boreal 4.4
LSD at 5% 0.2

Mean Turfgrass Quality Ratings of Fineleaf Fescue Cultivars Grown Under Shade Table 9A / 2004-2007 Data

Oxford 6.5
Spartan II 6.3
Reliant IV 6.1
Zodiac 5.9
Culumbra II 5.3
Epic 5.2
Celestial 5.1
Compass 5.1
Razor 4.8
Audubon 4.7
Oracle 4.2
Boreal 3.9
LSD at 5% 0.8

Turfgrass Quality Ratings 1-9; 9 = Ideal Turf Selected varieties including highest and lowest

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