Festuca arundinacea

Tall fescue

ESSENTIAL does more than just the essential!

It's a strike!
ESSENTIAL knocks down every doubt or worry you might have had – it is simply top scoring for every feature evaluated in official French trials. Much progress has been made in the breeding of tall fescue within the last 20 years, so a big step forward like this is just amazing!

Fully equipped variety!
The quality level of ESSENTIAL sets a new milestone with finer leaf texture, increased shoot density yet not compromising the wear tolerance.

Disease tolerance to secure performance

  • Rust
  • Fusarium blight and fusarium patch
  • Drecslera leaf spot


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

Wear tolerance
Red thread tolerance
Salt tolerance
  • New milestone in tall fescue breeding
  • Superb visual merit summer as well as winter
  • Excellent tolerance to major turfgrass diseases
  • Fit for all uses where tall fescue is desired!

Visual merit

Source: Bulletin Gazon Geves 2011

Unbeatable... 1-9,9=best/darkest

Source: Bulletin Gazon Geves 2011