Tall Fescue

  • Outstanding Turf Quality
  • Rated #1 Gray Leaf Spot tolerance earning it the GLX® designation
  • Fast extablishment and excellent seedling vigor
  • Leaf Texture
  • Dark Green Color
  • Reduced Top Growth
  • Gray Leaf Spot Tolerance
  • Brown Patch Tolerance
  • Seedling Vigor

Bonfire Tall Fescue

Bonfire tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea) is a new variety in the Jacklin Seed line up of tall fescues with superior quality and durability.


Amazing Turf Quality

Bonfire was selected for its excellent overall turf quality, good drought and disease tolerances as well as its semi-dwarf stature. For its quality over all NTEP locations 2019 Data — Bonfire was rated 6.1 and the top of the trial was 6.2.


Areas of Use

Excellent for use in sun or partial shade, Bonfire is a great choice for home lawns, parks or athletic fields, golf course roughs or out of play areas and other community green areas.



Bonfire is being tested in the 2018 National Tall Fescue Test (NTEP). Highlights form the 2019 results include:

  • Excellent seedling vigor and establishment

  • Statistically equivalent to #1 for quality in all NTEP trial regions: Northeast, Upper West/Mountain Region, Pacific, Southwest, Transition, North Central, and Southeast— where it was rated 5.7 and the highest trial rating was a 5.8

  • Tied #1 for gray leaf spot ratings in New Jersey

  • Very good warm and cool season brown patch tolerance — statistically equivalent to #1.

Seeding Rate:
6-10 lbs./M*
1,000 sq.ft.