Is tall fescue a good grass seed?
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Similarly one may ask, what is the best type of tall fescue grass seed?
- #1 – Scotts Snap Pac Tall Fescue Grass Seed.
- #2 – Pennington Kentucky 31 Tall Fescue Penkoted Powder Coated Grass Seed.
- #3 – K-31 Kentucky 31 Tall Fescue Grass Seed.
- #4 – Top Choice 17632 Tall Fescue Grass Seed Mixture.
Secondly, when should I plant fescue grass seed? In general, plant tall fescue at least 45 days before your region's typical first fall frost date. This allows time for the 7- to 21-day germination period for turf-type tall fescue plus adequate time for roots to establish before winter comes. For Upper Midwest lawns, mid-August may bring ideal conditions.
Keeping this in view, which grass seed is best for my lawn?
|Grass||Mowing Height||Soil Type|
|Kentucky Bluegrass||2 – 2-1/2 inches||pH 6.5 – 7 neutral|
|Perennial Ryegrass||2 – 3 inches||Most types|
|Fine Fescue Grass||2 – 3 inches||Most types|
|Tall Fescue Grass||2 – 3 inches||Most types|
Does tall fescue look like crabgrass?
Tall fescue is a thick bladed fast growing and uncontrollable perennial grass that usually grows in clumps in the middle of a lawn. Crabgrass is light green in color and usually grows in clumps on the edges of the lawn or in thin areas.