FESTUCA ovina

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FESTUCA ovina

Sheep Fescue
Select Item No. ZA190

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Poaceae
Origin: Europe, North Africa, North America, West and North Asia: open mixed and conifer forests, nutrient poor grasslands.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Natural Flowering Period: May - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z7
Foliage: thin, narrowly acute, setaceous, greyish green
Growth Habit: upright, erect / clumping / arching / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 25 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / sandy / well-drained / rocky / poor, lean
Location:
Characteristics: beneficial plant
Usage: for the rock garden / for green roofs
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.86957 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1150
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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