Festuca trachyphylla

Hard fescue

Top-ranked on the STRI list for Lawn

Perfect for low input
CRYSTAL shows very high tolerance to red thread, the disease to fear when nitrogen fertilisation is nil or reduced. With limited wear and occasional drought and heat, hard fescue is one of the best possible species to choose

Esthetics at maximum level
With an irrestible green colour, fine leaves and extreme density, the lawn resulting from CRYSTAL is very beautiful.


  • Extremely dense turf
  • Very high red thread resistance
  • Adapted to low input
  • Medium dark colour


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

Close mowing
Salt tolerance
Red thread tolerance

Crystal compared to Triana

Source: STRI
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