Festuca commutata

Chewings fescue

Confirmed performance for golf greens in Scandianavian and UK trials

Maintains good winter colour even in very cold regions

Caldris has been the best performing variety for both the "South" and "North" sites in the Scandinavian Scangreen trials.

The visual merit, density and fineness are excellent, and the winter colour is better than all other varieties.

Very good performance for Lawn and Greens in STRI trials

Caldris is very good in Lawn trials (fairway/tee cutting height) and green trials (cut at 4-7 mm).

Salt tolerance

In the DLF R&D tests for salt tolerance Caldris performed very well.

  • Top performing in Scangreen trials in "South" and "North"
  • Best winter colour
  • Very fine leaved
  • High shoot density


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

Close mowing
Salt tolerance
Red thread tolerance

The best performing variety for greens

Source: Scangreen Green (southern zone) July 2016
Scale 1-9, 9=best

High density and visual merit

Source: STRI 2016 table L3 (Lawn)
Scale 1-9, 9=best
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