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
NAMEMEAN
Quest6.1
Padre (NJ4)6.0
Desire (MRF 28) 5.9
Blackwatch5.8
Inferno5.7
Falcon IV5.6
PENN1901 (Plantation)5.4
LSD Value0.9
MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY
RATINGS OF TALL FESCUE CULTIVARS
College Park, MD 2003
NAMEMEAN
Davinci6.4
Desire (MRF 28)6.2
Rembrandt6.1
Raptor6.0
Falcon IV5.7
Rebel Sentry5.7
Titan LTD.5.3
LSD Value1.0
MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY
RATINGS OF TALL FESCUE CULTIVARS
Griffin, GA 2003
NAMEMEAN
R-46.4
Desire (MRF 28) 6.2
Rebel Sentry6.2
Millennium6.1
Wolfpack6.0
Titan LTD5.8
Raptor5.7
LSD Value0.6
MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY
RATINGS OF TALL FESCUE CULTIVARS
West Lafayette, IN 2004 Data
NAMEMEAN
Falcon IV6.4
Riverside6.1
Desire (MRF 28)6.0
Rebel Sentry6.0
Endeavor5.9
Titan LTD.5.8
Tempest5.7
LSD Value0.6

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