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LS 1200 Tall Fescue

 

 

 

 

 

2006 National Variety Review Program (NTEP) Tall Fescue Trial

Final Report 2011 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rating

High Score

LS 1200

Low Score

LSD*

Medium Maintenance (a)

Very Good

6.2

6.1

3.5

0.3

Low Maintenance (b)

Very Good

6.6

6.5

3.6

0.3

Northeast

Very Good

7.0

6.8

1.9

0.4

Transition Zone

Very Good

6.6

6.6

4.1

0.3

Southeast

Very Good

6.3

6.2

4.4

0.4

North Central

Very Good

6.6

6.5

3.3

0.4

Southwest

VeryGood

6.3

6.1

4.1

0.8

Pacific

Very Good

5.3

5.1

2.8

0.6

Shade Tolerance

Poor

7.2

3.6

3.6

0.7

Color

Dark Green

7.5

7.0

4.0

0.3

Leaf texture (high score=fine)

Very Fine

6.7

6.7

3.2

0.4

Spring Green-up

Very Good

6.3

5.8

4.7

0.5

Seedling Vigor

Good

7.3

6.0

4.0

0.7

Vertical Growth Rate*

Average

22.0"

14.7"

11.0"

5.5"

Red Thread Disease

Fair

8.8

7.2

6.5

1.1

Brown patch (warm temperature)

Very Good

7.4

6.6

5.4

1.0

Pink Snow Mold

Good

6.8

4.3

2.8

2.2

*LSD= Least Significant Difference

 

 

 

 

 

* Growth in inches after several weeks

 

 

 

 

 

(a)= Schedule A, 1-3 lbs. of N/yr., 2-3" mowing height, irrigate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(b)= Schedule B, 0-1 lbs. or N/yr./2.5-3.5 inch mowing height, irrigate in Sept. only

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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