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Festuca californica - California Fescue (Seed)

Festuca californica - California Fescue (Seed)

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  • Festuca californica - California Fescue (Seed)
    • Festuca californica - California Fescue (Seed)

    Festuca californica - California Fescue (Seed)

    U.C. Davis Arboretum All-Star! Robust perennial bunchgrass with beautiful blue-green foliage. Can remain evergreen with summer water. Grasses are host plants for skipper butterflies. Leaves are used as nesting material by birds.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameFestuca californica
    Common NameCalifornia Fescue
    Plant TypeGrasses/Grass-Like
    Height by Width2ft. x 2ft.
    Flower ColorNone
    Flowering MonthsMay, June
    Sun ExposureInland-Part Sun
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeAny
    Sowing SeasonYear Round
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy
     
    Sowing Rates
    1 oz65 sq ft
    1/4 lbs260 sq ft
    1/2 lbs520 sq ft
    1 lbs1090 sq ft
    40lbs per acre

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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