Escalade turf type tall fescue is an important variety jointly developed by Oregro Research & Rutgers University. It is fine leafed, dense and dark in colour with excellent brown patch resistance and improved tolerance to traffic wear and brown patch.
It is an excellent choice for a wide range of turf applications and will handle closer mowing heights. It requires moderate nitrogen applications and will handle less water than ryegrass.
- Aggressive establishment
Faster to establish and crowd out weeds
- Good tolerance to drought, heat and traffic
Will withstand lower watering regime
- Rich, dark colour
Greater aesthetic quality
- Improved resistance to brown patch
Reduced impact of disease in turf
Areas of use:
|Golf Course – Greens|
|Golf Course – Tees|
|Golf Course – Fairways|
|Golf Course – Roughs||Ideal|
|Parks & Gardens||Ideal|
New seeding application
If used in a mix it should be the dominant variety around 70% of the mix.