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Zorro Fescue

Vulpia myuros, Festuca megalura
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Zorro Fescue

A cultivar developed by the USDA, Zorro Fescue establishes quickly and develops an exceptional root system making it an excellent choice for erosion control.  Also useful as a cover crop in orchards and vineyards.

Common Name:
Zorro Fescue
Botanical Name(s):
Vulpia myuros, Festuca megalura
Seeds per pound:
750,000
Seeding rate per pound₁:
3,500 sq. ft.
% Purity  /  % Germination (Typical)
90 / 80
Growing Regions:
Throughout the western U.S. except mountains (above 4500 ft.) and deserts.
Native To:
Introduced species
Life Cycle:
Reseeding Annual
Characteristics:
Bunchgrass
Season Type:
Cool-Season
Exposure:
Light shade to sun
Height:
6-24 inches
Establishment:
Very Fast
Water Requirements:
Low
Wildlife:
None

Cultural Information:
For non-irrigated sites plant in November prior to seasonal rains.  If reseeding is desired mow after seed has matured.  If reseeding is not desired mow before seed sets.

₁ Seeding rate is based on seeding alone.  When seeding with other species the rates should be reduced.  Contact us for recommendations.


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