Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV)
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MELITTA

Festuca rubra commutata (Chewings red fescue)

Dense and tolerant to close mowing


STRI Table L3 - Lawns, Landscaping, Summer Sports and Turf Trials (Mown at 10-15mm)

MeanSlow regrowthVisual meritShoot densityFineness of leafCleanness of cutDisease resistanceWinter greennessSummer greenness
6.3 - 6.3 6.2 - - 6.4 5.9 6.0
Source: Turfgrass Seed 2019, British Society of Plant Breeders

STRI Table G2 - Greens, Close Mown Trials (Mown at 4-7mm)

MeanRecoveryVisual meritShoot densityFineness of leafCleanness of cutDisease resistanceWinter greennessSummer greenness
6.6 - 6.6 6.5 - - 6.7 6.2 6.2
Source: Turfgrass Seed 2019, British Society of Plant Breeders

Description

MELITTA is a very good all round chewings fescues. It is very suitable for greens as well as ornamental lawns where low cutting heights are required. It forms a very dense lawn – even under close mowing conditions, but  is also suitable for landscaping purposes.


Benefits

✔ Nice medium green colour

✔ Dense with a nice visual merit

✔ Very good disease resistance

✔ Good tolerance of close mowing

✔ Ideal partner for mixture use


All specified information is given to the best of our knowledge and belief, but without guarantee on completeness and correctness. Despite care we cannot guarantee that the described characteristics are repeatable / comprehensive in agricultural practice in each case. Deutsche Saatveredelung AG excludes adhesion for damage or claims for damages, resulting of the use for the variety specified in this description.

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