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Escalade

Common Name
Turf Type Tall Fescue
Species
Festuca arundinacea

Escalade turf type tall fescue is an improved variety developed jointly by OreGro Research and Rutgers University. With qualities such as, exceptional brown patch resistance, dark green color, and tolerance to traffic, Escalade is an excellent choice for a wide variety of turf applications such as, home lawns, parks, and sports fields.  

Details

  • Lawns, parks: 8-10 lb per 1,000 sqft  
    Sports fields: 10 lb per 1,000 sqft
    Roadsides: 150-250 lb per acre 

Trials

  • 19 locations

    Schedule A- Turf Quality

    1-9 ; 9= Ideal turf
    Inferno 6.3
    Escalade 6.1
    Plantation 5.8
    Millennium 5.7
    Barlexas II 5.7
    Falcon II 5.4
    K-31 3.9
  • (MI, NE, NJ)

    Turf Quality

    9= Ideal turf
    Escalade 6.4
    Masterpiece 6.4
    Cochise III 5.4
    Rendition 5.3
    Cayenne 5.2
    DaVinci 5.1
    Pure Gold 5.0
  • 7 locations

    Brown Patch Resistance

    1-9 ; 9= No disease
    Rebel Exeda 7.4
    Escalade 6.7
    Southern Choice 6.4
    Falcon IV 6.3
    Grande II 6.0
    Rebel Sentry 5.8
    Lancer 5.1
  • 19 locations

    Leaf Texture

    1-9 ; 9= Finest leaf
    Inferno 6.8
    Escalade 6.3
    Ultimate 6.2
    Millennium 5.5
    Trooper 5.4
    Falcon II 5.1
    K-31 3.1
  • 5 locations

    Fall Density

    1-9 ; 9= Maximum Density
    Escalade 7.1
    Ultimate 7.1
    Millennium 6.5
    Trooper 6.4
    Falcon II 6.2
    K-31 4.5

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