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Gibraltar Gold Strong Creeping Red Fescue



Gibraltar GOLD is the latest Strong Creeping Red Fescue released from Rutgers now commercially available. Gibraltar GOLD continues the Gibraltar line with top ratings for its disease resistance, low-prostrate growth, improved dark green color, and high shoot density. With high endophyte levels present, performance increases under heat and drought conditions. 

Gibraltar GOLD is primarily recommended as a component in mixtures that include Perennial Ryegrass, Kentucky Bluegrass, and other Fine Fescues.

  • Excellent Turf Quality
  • High Endophyte and Shoot Density
  • Excellent Disease Resistance With a Fine Leaf Texture
  • Aggressive Tillering

Seeding Rate: 5-7 lbs. / 1,000 sq ft for new lawns

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CTBT 2011 / Amherst, MA, Adelphia, NJ - Strong Creepers
9 = best possible rating
AVG Turf Quality
2013 Data
Gibraltar GOLD 5.93 8.67 7.67
Marvel 5.77 9.00 8.00
Garnet 5.07 5.00 3.33
Cindy Lou 5.13 5.33 3.00
Shademaster II 4.83 5.33 3.00
Common Creeper 3.77 5.67 5.33
For complete trial information, refer to Rutgers 2001 Turfgrass Proceedings.




Product Specifications

Sku: Gibraltar-Gold-Creeping-Red-Fescue
Release Date: 10/08/09

Site Information

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