Heron

  • Advantages
  • Performance Characteristics
  • Establishment and Maintenance
Advantages
  • High seedling vigor
  • Top ranked shade tolerance
  • Improved cold tolerance
  • Excellent colour retention
  • Early season green-up
  • Ideal for low-maintenance turf
  • Endophyte enhanced
Performance Characteristics
  • Attractive unmowed quality for deep roughs or slopes
  • Performs well in full sun or shade
  • Excellent cold tolerance and good heat tolerance
  • Mixes well with other fine fescues for superior weed control
  • Good resistance to dollar spot, leaf spot and red thread
Establishment and Maintenance
  • For mowed, premium turf, seed at 25 - 30 gr/m2
  • For mowed, low-maintenance turf, seed at 15 - 20 gr/m2
  • For unmowed areas and cover crop, seed at 5 - 10 gr/m2
  • Seed germinates in 10 - 14 days with full establishment in 8 - 10 weeks. Light use in 10 -12 weeks
  • First mowing recommended when turf reaches approximately 5 cm

Established Turf Maintenance

  • Fertilize at an annual rate of 10 - 15 gr/m2 of nitrogen each growing season
  • Maintain at a mowing height of 3 - 8 cm
  • Water deeply and infrequently to promote a strong, deep root system
  • For mowed situations, first mow when plants reach approximately 8 cm
  • Mow at 4 - 5 cm in temperate climates and 8 cm in warmer climates

Usage

  • Golf course roughs
  • Slopes / Roadsides
  • Reclamation / Low maintenance
  • Orchards

Suggested period of use

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