Fesnova Turf-Type Tall Fescue

Dark, dense, slower-growing turf for both homeowners and lawn professionals who desire less mowing and better looking lawns.

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Dark, Dense, and Disease Resistant

Fesnova has a rich dark green color. Its dense turf canopy is slower growing, yet has improved resistance to diseases including brown patch, Pythium, and grey leaf spot. In addition to providing excellent traffic resistance, Fesnova’s fine blades and dense canopy helps reduce poa annua and weed infestation. Bred with high endophyte, Fesnova has good insect resistance as well.

NTEP Tall Fescue

Color & Leaf Texture


Top Score7.26.7
Rebel V6.55.8
Screamer LS6.66.4
Falcon V6.46.1

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Brown Patch Resistance


Top Score9.07.77.4
Falcon V8.77.25.9
Screamer LS8.75.35.6
Lowest Score5.32.04.0

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Slower Growing = Less Mowing

This video taken in May 2022 at the University of Georgia - Griffin, GA, showcases the slow-growing characteristic of Fesnova Tall Fescue.

Recognized and Recommended

Fesnova has been evaluated throughout the country as part of the National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP), where it has performed very well in numerous categories. As a result of these evaluations, Fesnova has been included on many state and extension recommended lists, including North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, and Kansas.

Fesnova Tall Fescue in NTEP Trials at Griffin, GA

Fesnova Tall Fescue at University of Georgia - Griffin, GA - May 2022

Ideal for Professionals and Homeowners Alike

Both turfgrass professionals and homeowners alike can plant Fesnova straight or use in a blend with the confidence that Fesnova will produce great looking, dense, slower growing, and disease resistant turf. Use for lawns, athletic fields, and common areas where attractive turf is desired.

Fesnova is also an ideal grass to use for improving existing lawns. Overseeding with Fesnova can increase overall turf quality and disease resistance.

NTEP Tall Fescue

Relative Growth Rate


Falcon IV3.0

1-4; 1= slowest growth

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Turfgrass Quality - Group 2


Top Score5.
Rebel V5.
Screamer LS5.
Falcon V5.

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Enhance Your Seed

We provide an array of seed enhancements, including bio stimulants, macro and micronutrients, water absorbents, fungicides, and colorants. These are available for all seed types and uses.

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Planting Instructions

For ideal turf, plant Fesnova on fertile, neutral pH soils during the cooler seasons of the year, such as spring and fall. If needing to plant during other times, plan on additional overseeding.

Seeding Rate

New Lawns
7-10 lbs/1000 sqft
4–6 lbs/1000 sqft

Planting Dates

Plant Fesnova during the cooler seasons of the year, such as spring and fall.  If needing to plant during other times, plan on additional overseeding.

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