Festuca arundinacea, 'Firecracker SLS'
Tall Fescue, ‘Firecracker SLS’ (turf type)

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

General Product Information:

Item Number: FESARU03
Species Type: Naturalized
Product Categories:

Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Flat coarse leaves.
Habitat: Low fertility acidic, clay, loamy or sandy soils.
Bloom Period: May to August
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 12 in
pH: 5.0 – 9.0

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Midwest: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC


Shade: Moderate
Drought: Moderate
Salt: Moderate

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 227,000
Seeding Rate: Please contact customer service for seeding rate information.
Truax Seedbox: Coarse-High Rates or Fluffy-Low Rates



Price: $1.98/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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