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What is a fescue lawn?
It is a bunch type grass. Thousands of individual grass plants make a fescue lawn. Even under ideal conditions, you can expect approximately one third of those individual grass plants to die off due to fungus and/or heat stress.
Does fescue spread in full sun?
In the Southeast, fescue grass really takes a beating-especially in full sun. The heat alone is damaging, but add some humidity and the conditions are just right for brown patch fungus. Unlike warm-season grasses like Bermuda and Zoysia grass, fescue grass does not spread.
How long does it take for fescue grasses to grow?
Despite the differences among the types of fescue grasses, their growth process from seed to blade won鈥檛 vary too much. Creeping red fescue鈥檚 germination time and Kentucky 31鈥檚 germination time is average for fescue grasses at 7 to 14 days, taking up to two weeks to sprout.
Is tall fescue grass good for a play area?
Tall fescue is a tough grass that is a good choice for play areas, though it may require reseeding when bare spots occur. The cultivars used for lawn seed are usually dwarf varieties. Tall fescue grass is a cool-season grass. The best time to plant it is during peak growth periods in the fall and spring.