ESTANCIA | Grasses

ESTANCIA FESCUE

#2188 | SCHEDONORUS ARUNDINACEUS

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Summary

Estancia Tall Fescue produces tons of nutritious, palatable, high-quality forage that results in healthier cows, heavier weaning calves and improved steer and heifer weight gains. The recent trial conducted at Mississippi State University shows Estancia to be a top producer of dry matter.

Plant Characteristics
Taxonomy

Zone

Regional Growing Zone
1 - Northwest Coastal, 2 - California Coastal, 3 - Southern Mountain, 4 - Mountain, 5 - Midwest, 6 - Northeast Lakes, 7 - Great Lakes South, 8 - Appalacia, 9 - Southeast, 10 - South Florida, 11 - South Texas, 12 - Southwest
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Temperature Zone
Warm, Cool, Transitional

Plant Characteristics

Height
24" - 48"
Leaf Color
Green
Growing Cycle
Perennial
Sun Requirement
Full Sun

Plant Information

Planting Season
Fall - Early-Spring
Plant Depth
0.25"
Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
50° F
Establishment
Easy

Seed Information

Seed Treatment
Coated/Inoculated
Seeds Per Pound
227,000
Kingdom
PLANTAE
Subkingdom
TRACHEOBIONTA
Super Division
SPERMATOPHYTA
Division
MAGNOLIOPHYTA
Class
LILIOPSIDA
Subclass
COMMELINIDAE
Order
CYPERALES
Family
POACEAE
Genus
SCHEDONORUS
Species
SCHEDONORUS ARUNDINACEUS

Coverage Area & Available Sizes

COVERAGE: 20-25 LBS PER ACRE

AVAILABLE SIZES:

Applications

Forage & Grazing

ArkShield’s Smart Endophyte protects the Estancia forage from disease, insects, heat and drought stresses that result in a more persistent perennial pasture without negatively affecting cattle performance or calving rates.

Pasture & Range

Pasture & Range

Notes

Estancia with ArkShield® is the latest generation forage tall fescue with the addition of a beneficial endophyte.

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