Desire Turf Tall Fescue

  • Dark green color
  • Fine leaf blade
  • Improved disease resistance
  • Excellent drought tolerance
  • Improved heat tolerance

Desire has a superior dark green color that was among the darkest green new varieties in the most recent NTEP. In addition, Desire has a very fine leaf texture, and excellent disease resistance, especially to Brown Patch, Pythium and Rusts.

Desire has excellent tolerance to heat and drought. This low maintenance turfgrass is well adapted to a wide range of climatic conditions and can thrive under the most demanding conditions including full sun, partial shade and high humidity.

MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY
RATINGS OF TALL FESCUE CULTIVARS
Urbana, IL 2004 Data
NAME MEAN
Quest 6.1
Padre (NJ4) 6.0
Desire (MRF 28) 5.9
Blackwatch 5.8
Inferno 5.7
Falcon IV 5.6
PENN1901 (Plantation) 5.4
LSD Value 0.9
MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY
RATINGS OF TALL FESCUE CULTIVARS
College Park, MD 2003
NAME MEAN
Davinci 6.4
Desire (MRF 28) 6.2
Rembrandt 6.1
Raptor 6.0
Falcon IV 5.7
Rebel Sentry 5.7
Titan LTD. 5.3
LSD Value 1.0
MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY
RATINGS OF TALL FESCUE CULTIVARS
Griffin, GA 2003
NAME MEAN
R-4 6.4
Desire (MRF 28)  6.2
Rebel Sentry 6.2
Millennium 6.1
Wolfpack 6.0
Titan LTD 5.8
Raptor 5.7
LSD Value 0.6
MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY
RATINGS OF TALL FESCUE CULTIVARS
West Lafayette, IN 2004 Data
NAME MEAN
Falcon IV 6.4
Riverside 6.1
Desire (MRF 28) 6.0
Rebel Sentry 6.0
Endeavor 5.9
Titan LTD. 5.8
Tempest 5.7
LSD Value 0.6

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