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Tall fescue

Tall fescue

Once established, tall fescue grows well in a wide range of soil and moisture conditions. It is especially active in summer and autumn, and seed heads can reach up to 1.5 metres in height.

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Deric Charlton, 'Pastures - Dryland grasses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 March 2023)

Story by Deric Charlton, published 24 Nov 2008