Courtenay tall fescue is an excellent choice for wet soils or fields with periods of flooding. Suited both for soils with high water tables or well drained soils.

With its deep root system, Courtenay tall fescue is a wetland grass that produces well during dry periods. Courtenay tall fescue is a bunchgrass with large basal leaves (like meadow brome). Basal leaves are low on the plant making an excellent leafy pasture or hay.

Courtenay tall fescue is a vigorous perennial bunchgrass that competes very well with other grasses or alfalfas in mixtures.

  • Good flood and saline tolerance
  • Large basal leaves, high quality
  • Exceptional yield potential
Other features
Endopyhte freeYes
Period of production Late spring to late fall
Regrowth Rapid
Quality Very good
Hardiness Extremely winterhardy tall fescue variety
Other features
Saline ToleranceProduces well in light to moderate saline soils
Flood ToleranceVery good
Drought ToleranceGood

All specified informations, recommendations and representations mentioned here are made to the best of our knowledge and belief, but without guarantee of completeness or accuracy. We cannot guarantee that the properties described are repeatable. All information is provided as an aid to decision-making. Deutsche Saatveredelung AG excludes adhesion for damage or claims for damages, resulting of the use for the variety specified in this description. Mixture compositions may change if individual varieties are not available. As of 12/2022. Subject to change without notice.