Creeping Red Fescue

  • Dark Genetic Color

  • Excellent Heat Stress Tolerance

  • Shade Tolerance
  • Early Spring Greenup

  • Good Mowing Quality
  • Turf Density
  • Dark Genetic Color
  • Heat Tolerance

JF-209 Creeping Red Fescue

JF-209 creeping red fescue (Festuca rubra sp. rubra), available as uncertified seed, has a dark green color, fine leaf texture and good summer density. JF-209 is a high- quality, low maintenance choice for home lawns, parks and corporate landscapes. On golf courses, JF-209 is suitable for roughs and out of play areas.


JF-209 is an improved synthetic strong creeping red fescue adapted to perform on poor soils (soil pH from 4.5 to 8.0) and on areas where regular maintenance is not possible, such as embankments, deep roughs, and roadsides. Left un-mown, JF-209 will put up seedheads in spring and summer adding a natural prairie look to your landscape.



  • Early spring greenup
  • Dark green genetic color
  • Excellent heat tolerance
  • Good drought tolerance


The dark genetic color of JF-209 makes it a good match in mixtures with Jacklin elite bluegrasses and ryegrasses.

Maintained at turf heights:
4-6 lbs./M*
Unmown areas:
20-40 lbs.acre
Overseeding into existing turf:
6-10 lbs./M
1,000 sq.ft.