View Full Version : Ideal length for creeping red fescue

Turf Mowing
03-08-2006, 04:28 AM
Does anyone have any suggestions for the ideal length to keep 10 acres of creeping red fescue turf cut to.

The turf is in a mild climate, not irrigated, and mown every 2 weeks.


03-08-2006, 12:54 PM
try this


Turf Mowing
03-08-2006, 04:44 PM
Thanks - great site.

Bay de Noc Lawn Car
03-08-2006, 05:46 PM
I am not an expert but would recommend you not cut it lower then 2.5", I feel 3" is much better when the lawn is mowed every two weeks and not watered. If it is cut lower then about 3" in semi-dry conditions it will burn out. I am speaking from limited personal experience, not scientific study.