Festuca arundinacea

Tall fescue

1st class dark to medium green sports dedicated cultivar

High wear tolerance
The superior wear tolerance summer and winter makes TOMCAT 1 an unavoidable consideration when chosing seed for high-traffic uses. The very high shoot density improves the visual merit.

Medium to dark green colour
The colour of TOMCAT 1 is representative of the average of varieties listed in France, being more bright-green than the majority of new releases. This gives an appreciable alternative when composing 1st class mixtures.

Disease tolerant and excellent visual merit during winter
The visual merit during the winter months are far above average and the good disease tolerance ensures the stability of the attractive turf.


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

Wear tolerance
Red thread tolerance
Salt tolerance
  • Very high wear tolerance
  • Maximum turf density
  • Medium to dark leaf colour
  • Nice winter appearance

Index for type of use

Source: GEVES (France) Bul. Gazon 2007. 1-9=best

Wear tolerance, Shoot density & Colour

Source: GEVES Bul. Gazon 2007. 1-9=better/darker