Rescue 911 Hard Fescue

rescue-911Rescue 911 Hard Fescue (Festuca brevipila) is recommended for use on home lawns, parks, and golf course roughs.

  • Rich dark green color — #1 genetic color of the 26 hard fescue entries at 34 locations in the 1998 NTEP (2002 Final Report). No. 3 overall out of 79 fine fescue entries.
  • Endophyte enhanced (48%)
  • Very fine textured
  • Excellent shade tolerance
  • Excellent for low maintenance areas
  • May be used as an ornamental grass

PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS

  • Excellent quality in the shade in 1998 NTEP – 2002 Final report
  • Superb summer density
  • Excellent fall density

DISEASE TOLERANCE

  • #1 dollar spot ratings at North Carolina (low input)
  • Tied #1 red thread resistance in Blacksburg, VA
  • Tied #1 red thread/pink patch resistance in College Park, PA
  • #4 brown patch resistance at North Carolina (low input)
  • #6 overall leaf spot resistance
  • Very good Typhula Blight resistance

SUGGESTED SEEDING RATE

  • 4-8 lbs. per 1000 ft2 (20-40 g/m2)

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