Tall Fescue, Silver Hawk Tall Fescue Festuca arundinacea Silver Hawk - Lolium arundinaceum Silver Hawk , Schedonorus phoenix Silver Hawk

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Botanical Name:

Festuca arundinacea Silver Hawk

Family:

Poaceae

Genus:

Festuca

Species:

arundinacea

Cultivar:

Silver Hawk

Common Name:

Tall Fescue, Silver Hawk Tall Fescue

Height:
2-4 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5

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  • Festuca arundinacea Silver Hawk

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: Broadcast, drill or hydroseed on prepared seed bed. sow 1/8" deep, mulch the seed bed, keep moist.
In a Nutshell:
* Tall fescue is a long-lived perennial bunchgrass species.
* Typically, this species of grass has a long growing season and ranges between 2 to 4 feet (1.2 m) tall in seedhead stage. more...
* Tall fescue spreads through tillering and seed transmission.
* Typically found across the mid-atlantic and southeast US, tall fescue performs best in soils with pH values between 5.5 to 7. Growth may occur year-round if conditions are adequate, but typically growth ceases when soil temperature falls below 40 °F (4 °C) more...
* Silver Hawk Tall Fescue was developed as a lawn grass for the transition zone between Nothern and Southern areas of the Eastern USA. It is ideal for the states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee, and Kentucky.
* It withstands drought and heat very well. The color is a beautiful dark green with fine leaf texture.
* It is often used on sports fileds aznd parks where high trafic is common.