Fawn Tall Fescue

Variety Fawn
Planting Rate New Seeding: 10 LBS/1,000 SQ FT _ Over-seeding: 5 LBS/1,000 Sq. Ft.
Seed Count 225,000 Seeds per LB
Botanical Name Festuca arundinacea
Life Cycle Perennial
Environment Full Sun to Partial Shade
Preferred Sites Mesic to Dry Soils
Grazing Value Very Good


Fawn Tall Fescue


Fawn Tall Fescue is a versatile grass fit for many applications, soil types and maintenance practices. This cool season, introduced grass is highly adaptable in most areas of the United States and Canada. Many tall fescues, such as K-31 and newer improved turf type varieties contain a fungus called endophytes.


  • Fast establishing
  • Seeding in spring is good, but fall seeding in best
  • Deep rooted bunch-type grass
  • Fawn can be used as a monoculture or as a component in mixes for pastures
  • Use in high traffic areas or where lower maintenance is preferred
  • Endophyte free tall fescue variety
  • Safe for use in pasture mixes, especially where horses graze


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