|Common Name(s):||Three Week Fescue, Pacific Fescue, Small Fescue|
|Festuca microstachys (Vulpia microstachys)|
Three Week Fescue, Pacific Fescue, Small Fescue
Low growing, quick establishing bunchgrass. Useful in seed mixtures as a nurse crop, post fire restoration and erosion control. Drought tolerant and well adapted to sand and loam soils.
|Seeds per pound:||420,000|
|Seeding rate per pound₁:||5,000 sq. ft.|
|% Purity / % Germination (Typical)||90 / 80|
|Growing Regions:||All areas in western U.S. under 5,300 ft except deserts.|
|Water Requirements:||Very low|
If used only as a nurse crop cut off seed heads before they develop. Will reseed in fall/winter if seed is allowed to develop.
₁ Seeding rate is based on seeding alone. When seeding with other species the rates should be reduced. Contact us for recommendations.