|Common Name:||Molate Red Fescue
|Botanical Name:||Festuca rubra 'Molate'|
Molate Red Fescue is an attractive, dark green, fine bladed cool season grass. Can be planted alone for ground cover or mowed as a low maintenance native turfgrass. Useful in wildflower seed mixtures or as a component in native gardens in sun or shade. Grows in a wide range of soil types and climates.
|Seeds per pound:||400,000|
|Seeding rate per pound₁:||850 sq. ft. ( 200 sq. ft. if used as a mowed turfgrass)|
|% Purity / % Germination (Typical)||95 / 80|
|Growing Regions:||All regions except deserts|
|Characteristics:||Bunching and Rhizomes|
|Season Type:||Cool Season|
|Exposure:||Shade to Sun|
|Wildlife:||Provides cover for wildlife|
Does not need to be cut back but cutting back in fall encourages attractive new growth.
₁ Seeding rate is based on seeding alone. When seeding with other species the rates should be reduced. Contact us for recommendations.