Festuca rubra rubra

Strong creeping red fescue

Dark green with high disease tolerance

Dark green colour

The genetic colour of GALAHAD is definitely in the darker end of the available range.

GALAHAD shows good shade tolerance in the first NTEP progress reports from 2003 sowings - together with the darker colour it can be decisive in the choice of variety.


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

Red thread tolerance
Salt tolerance
  • Dark colour
  • Supports wear
  • Easy establishment
  • Very high visual merit

Performance under shade. High score = best

NTEP Progress Reports 2004, 5 and 6

Genetic colour, 9 is darkest

NTEP Progress Reports 2004, 5 and 6