Festuca arundinacea

Tall fescue

Visual merit: Candy for the eyes

Top quality visual merit

Eyecandy is very high ranked for the basic features needed for visual merit of turf grasses: Density and fineness of leaf.

Performance during unfavorable seasons

The visual merit is preserved even during dry and warm periods due to the deep rooting and plant architecture.

Also during winter, the turf remains attractive and not very prone to disease attacks.

Wear tolerance and competition with weeds

Eyecandy has good wear tolerance and together with the high density, it leaves few or no options for weeds to install.

Highly persistent, the lawn remains attractive and free of weed invasion for years once installed.

  • Excellent visual merit Summer & Winter
  • Deep dark attractive colour
  • Very fine leaves and high shoot density
  • High disease tolerance to rusts, Microdochium patch and red thread


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

Salt tolerance
Wear tolerance
Red thread tolerance


Source: GEVES 2014 (France)
Y-axis: Scale 1-9, 9 = best/darker
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