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Fescue – Hard


Hard Fescue is a high quality, low-growing turf grass.  It establishes a dense root system and dark green color.  Characteristic in sites where low maintenance, drought resistance, and shade tolerance are desired, Hard Fescue can be planted as a standalone variety or incorporated into a diversified seed mix.

Germination rates for Hard Fescue are slower than other turf varieties.  To help protect the seed bed and speed up turf establishment, consider sowing in a mix with Perennial Ryegrass or Annual Ryegrass.

Hard Fescue grows more slowly and lower than other grass species. It can help to reduce mowing frequency, saving time, energy and fuel consumption.

**For larger quantities than listed for sale please contact us for availability and pricing.

The broadcast rate for seeding is 400 – 500 pounds per acre.

The seed drill rate for seeding in rows is 200 pounds per acre.

Seeding rates:

  • To sow a new turf lawn:  150 – 200 lb./acre
  • To over-seed an existing lawn:  75 – 100 lb./acre
Purchasing Options PriceQuantity
1 Pound $22.75

Covers approximately 215 square feet.

5 Pound Bag $81.25

Covers approximately 1,085 square feet.

10 Pound Bag $130.00

Covers approximately 2,175 square feet.

25 Pound Bag $243.75

Covers approximately 5,445 square feet.

50 Pound Bag $325.00

Covers approximately 10,890 square feet.

SKU SF0296 Category
Scientific Name

Festuca brevipila

Product Type

Lawn/Turf Grass



Seeding Rate (lb./acre)





Introduced species

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