Festuca trichophylla

Slender creeping red fescue

Fine-tuned fine fescue!

At the top of the STRI turf grass seed list for several years

For both Lawn trials and Close mown trials, NIGELLA has ranked at the top for several years, confirming outstanding performance under very different maintenance conditions.  The shoot density is very high.

Excellent tolerance to diseases

In the scandinavian SCANGREEN trials NIGELLA is also performing very well showing very high shoot density.
SCANGREEN trials also reveals the very high tolerance to several important diseases: 

- Pink snow mold
- Microdochium patch
- Red thread.

Very winter hardy

In the SCANGREEN trials, NIGELLA is number 1 for winter hardiness in the southern trial network.

  • Top ranked in STRI Lawn & Close mown trials
  • Very high shoot density
  • Tolerance to important diseases
  • Very good winter hardiness


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

Close mowing
Salt tolerance
Red thread tolerance

Performance in Lawn trials (10-15mm)

Source: STRI table L4 lawn
Scale 1-9, 9=best

Performance in close mown trials (4-7mm)

Source: STRI Table G3
Scale 1-9, 9=best
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