Shaun (USA: Minimus)

Ultimate low input fescue with excellent shade tolerance

  • Reduced fertility requirements
  • Reduced water usage
  • Reduced mowing frequency
  • Excellent for environmentally sensitive sites
  • Excellent Shade Tolerance
  • Proven, Dependable & Adaptive
  • Atlantic climate
  • Nordic climate
  • Continental climate
  • Mediterranean climate
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MINIMUS (Shaun), the number one of the NTEP list and the best performing hard fescue in the Scandinavian SCANTURF list. Minimus offers several options on the golf course and in general, natural low maintenace turf areas. It thrives in lowered maintenance management and is ideal for meadows, parks and secondary roughs, as well as in areas where turf transistions to natural areas or into shade. 

 

Application
Minimus is suitable for:

  • Meadows
  • Parks
  • Secondary Roughs
  • Golf greens
  • Turf transition areas to natural areas
  • Mixture with wildflowers

 

Colour and leaf texture
Dark green very fine leaved variety.

 

Additional features

Specifications
Species
Festuca ovina
Seeds per gram
1,300
Optimal pH range
4 - 7,5
Humidity
very low
Salt tolerance
good
Maintenance required
very low
Rhizomes/Stolons/Tufted
tufted
Shade tolerance
very good
Water requirement
very low
Thatch build-up
low
Speed of establishment
Fineness of leaves
Self recovery capacity
Colour darkness
Green up after winter
Fusarium resistance
Resistance to dollar spot
Resistance to red thread
Less irrigation required
Less fertilizer required
Less frequent mowing possible
Cool temperature germination
Close mowing tolerance
Festuca ovina durius

Hard fescue is the most fine leaved specie. It has exceptional winterhardiness and drought and heat tolerance. It is one of the most resilient species that performs in cold and hot climates. It does well on dry soils in both sun and shade. Hard fescue is the ultimate low input specie.

Hard fescue is the most fine leaved specie. It has exceptional winterhardiness and drought and heat tolerance. It is one of the most resilient species that performs in cold and hot climates. It does well on dry soils in both sun and shade. Hard fescue is the ultimate low input...

Hard fescue is the most fine leaved specie. It has exceptional winterhardiness and drought and heat tolerance. It is one of the most resilient species that performs in cold and hot climates. It does well on dry soils in both sun and shade. Hard fescue is the ultimate low input specie.

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