Red fescue, meadow and blue-gray: biological characteristics of species

Red Fescue is a perennial herb and is highly branched root system.This herb dark green leaves with a width of 1 to 2 millimeters.In the first year of growing slowly.The final formation of plants occurs in the second or third year.Culture develops well on sandy and loamy soils.Red fescue is common on the floodplain and upland meadows, chalky slopes, in the mountains, drained swamps.Grass lives in the forest and steppe zones.The most favorable soil for the plants are sufficiently moist, loose, humus-rich, well-drained loamy and sandy soils.

This grass very quickly recovering from a variety of mechanical damage, can tolerate regular mowing (up to 40 mm) and trampling.With the high level of farming life expectancy can be up to ten years.Red fescue - frost grass that grows in the shade, and in a bright location.As a rule, after planting seedlings appear in about ten days.

plant is used to create a variety of lawn.Its main value lies in the fact that even in the dry summer the leaves are bright green.Red

fescue is growing rapidly, it is growing rapidly, forming a beautiful green carpet.This plant has a high nutritional value and digestibility.The herb contains a significant amount of minerals and proteins.Red fescue is well tolerated grazing active regrowth after winter intensively well it generates aftermath.Thanks to these properties, this plant is widely used in the culture in the organization of long-term pastures and lawns.

Fescue sizaya lives in Central and Eastern Europe, Western Ukraine, the Baltics, the Caucasus and the Urals.Grass has a blue-gray leaves.Steel plate is narrow, linear, from gray to blue-steel color.Heat-loving plant, grows best in sunny areas with sandy soils.

After three or four years after planting, bush divide.Experts recommend for intense color leaf plants are transplanted every two years.Fescue sizaya often used as ground cover, but in this case, to maintain a uniform growth of each bush is difficult.Sometimes individual plants die out in the center, most often it occurs in a dry summer and wet winter.Therefore, to restore the decorative sections should always have a supply of planting material.

Meadow fescue - herbaceous cereals, reaching a height of 120 centimeters.This plant has a fibrous root system.Meadow fescue roots penetrate up to 150 cm in depth.Red fescue sod is much stronger than with meadow fescue.The stems of plants are numerous and erect, in the lower nodes can be curved.Also generative shoots, meadow fescue produces a significant amount of short, well-leafy vegetative.Dark green leaves up to a width of 8 mm and a length of 300 mm.

In the spring vegetative stems grow very quickly.In its first year of life of the plant is characterized by strong growth, but the generative shoots are formed only in the second year.This shade tolerant grass, frost, the snow can withstand heavy frosts, under ice perishes.Meadow fescue is excellent carries meltwater flooding.The plant is very demanding on the soil conditions.