Henry Hard Fescue

  •  Medium dark green color
  • Excellent shade tolerance
  • Strong resistance to the common hard fescue diseases
  • Low maintenance – requires less fertilizer, less water & less mowing

Henry hard fescue was developed over a ten year period using a process of mass selection with elite parental clones. These clones exhibit excellent vigor, persistence, disease resistance and turf performance.

Henry is an aggressive performer with outstanding seedling vigor, growth and turf establishment. Turf density is equal to the 10 best hard fescue varieties. Spring turf green-up is outstanding with rapid early season growth.

Henry has a medium-dark green color equal to that of Warwick and Aurora, both highly respected varieties. Its color is darker that that of Biljart, Scaldis, Valda and Serra. Henry’s color is complimentary to many perennial ryegrass, chewings fescue and Kentucky bluegrass seed varieties used in turfgrass blends.

Henry was bred for toughness and low maintenance requirements. It has strong resistance to major hard fescue diseases such as leaf spots and blotches, powdery mildew and red thread, dollar spot and stem rust. Henry can be relied upon to provide years of high quality, disease free, low maintenance turf. It does not require large amounts of fertilizer to perform and thrives under low nitrogen fertilizer regimes. Turf mowing requirements are significantly reduced when compared to perennial ryegrass or tall fescue. Henry is a reliable component for low maintenance turf on golf courses, roughs, roadways, park recreation areas and home lawns.

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