Festuca arundinacea

Tall fescue

ESSENTIAL does more than just the essential!

It's a strike!
ESSENTIAL knocks down every doubt or worry you might have had – it is simply top scoring for every feature evaluated in official French trials. Much progress has been made in the breeding of tall fescue within the last 20 years, so a big step forward like this is just amazing!

Fully equipped variety!
The quality level of ESSENTIAL sets a new milestone with finer leaf texture, increased shoot density yet not compromising the wear tolerance.

Disease tolerance to secure performance

  • Rust
  • Fusarium blight and fusarium patch
  • Drecslera leaf spot

Verified by RadiMax 
Severe spring and summer drought is faced more often than ever by Professional turf managers. Together with Copenhagen University DLF is testing the root architecture and drought tolerance in the advanced screening facility RadiMax. - ESSENTIAL is Verified by RadiMax.

  • New milestone in tall fescue breeding
  • Superb visual merit summer as well as winter
  • Excellent tolerance to major turfgrass diseases
  • Fit for all uses where tall fescue is desired!


Scale 1-9, where 9 = best or most pronounced

Salt tolerance
Wear tolerance
Red thread tolerance

Essentially unbeatable..

Source: Bulletin Gazon Geves 2011
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