Audubon Creeping Red Fescue

Audubon with a rich green color, fine leaf texture and good density has excellent spring greenup and drought resistance to enhance your landscape.

SHADE ADAPTATION:

Audubon is an excellent choice for shaded landscapes. Audubon maintains good turf quality in the shade when others thin out. It does need a few hours of sunlight however to keep a healthy turf.

DISEASE & PEST RESISTANCE:

Audubon has very good resistance to brown patch, melting out, and summer patch diseases and moderate resistance to pythium blight, red thread, leaf spot, and dollar spot.

EXTENDED GREEN TURF:

Audubon was #1 in spring greenup in national trials. In addition, Audubon was among the best for fall color retention in September, October and November.

DROUGHT TOLERANT:

Audubon is very drought tolerant — in national trials it was #1 against wilting and #2 against dormancy.

RHIZOMATOUS:

Audubon is a vigorous sod forming, rhizomatous variety. This gives it the ability to fill back in after suffering any stresses. Its rhizomatous nature also makes it suitable for sod production.

WIDE RANGE ADAPTATION:

Audubon has good performance at different maintenance regimes — high, medium, and low input and is adapted to mowing heights from 1½” to 3” (3.75 to 7.5 cm). Audubon tolerates soil pH from 4.5 to 8.0.

NON-MOWN LOW MAINTENANCE AREAS:

Audubon is well adapted to sandy, infertile and droughty soils and is an excellent choice on areas where regular maintenance is not possible, such as embankments, deep roughs, and roadsides. Under non-mown conditions, Audubon will put up seedheads during the summer adding to the contours of your landscape.

BLENDS WELL:

Audubon is a good choice when used alone or matched with other Jacklin grasses in mixtures and blends for permanent turf in temperate and transition zone climates. It is often a component of Jacklin Seed’s Scottish Links and Irish Links blends. Plant at 4-8 lb. per 1000 sq. ft. (20-40 g/m2). Audubon is recommended for home lawns, parks, corporate landscapes and golf course roughs and out-of-play areas.

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