|Common Name:||Idaho Fescue|
|Botanical Name:||Festuca idahoensis|
Idaho Fescue is an attractive, fine bladed tufted perennial bunchgrass. Drought tolerant. One of the most common and widely distributed grasses throughout the Western U.S. Thrives from shady forests to open grasslands. It is an excellent range grass and useful in erosion control and is frequently a component of native seed mixtures.
|Seeds per pound:||450,000|
|Seeding rate per pound₁:||1,700 sq. ft.|
|% Purity / % Germination (Typical)||90 / 75|
|Growing Regions:||Throughout the Western U.S. below 5,000 ft. except deserts|
|Native To:||Western U.S.|
|Season Type:||Cool Season|
|Exposure:||Sun to light shade|
|Establishment:||Seeded stands require about 2 years to become fully established but once established are very competitive.|
For non-irrigated sites plant in fall.
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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