Festuca arundinacea, 'Firecracker SLS'

Tall Fescue, ‘Firecracker SLS’ (turf type)

Cool season bunchgrass; used for mine reclamation, stabilizing grassed waterways, slopes, lawns, and recreation areas.

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General Product Information
  • Species:
    Tall Fescue, ‘Firecracker SLS’ (turf type)
  • Species Type:
    Naturalized
  • Product Categories:
  • Characteristics:
    Flat coarse leaves.
  • Habitat:
    Low fertility acidic, clay, loamy, or sandy soils.
  • Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Bloom Period:
    Spring/Summer
  • Typical Height:
    4.6 ft
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    12 in
  • pH:
    5.0 – 9.0
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    FACU
  • Midwest
    FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    FACU
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    FAC
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Moderate
  • Drought:
    Moderate
  • Salt:
    Moderate
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    227,000
  • Seeding rate per acre in a mix:
    Please contact customer service for seeding rate information.
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Coarse-High Rates or Fluffy-Low Rates
Included in mixes

$3.12/lb

Additional information

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LifeCycle

Perennial

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