Is Kentucky 31 tall fescue any good?
Is Kentucky 31 tall fescue any good?
Kentucky 31 is one of the older “proven” lawn grass varieties with a light green, coarse texture. K-31 remains popular still because of it’s lower price and good overall usage qualities (drought / wear / easy establishment). This tall fescue grass variety is ideal for average lawn and turf use.
Is Kentucky 31 tall fescue a perennial?
Tall fescue is a perennial bunch-type grass that grows rapidly during spring and fall.
Is K31 a tall fescue?
As with other tall fescue varieties, Kentucky 31 germinates much more quickly than Kentucky bluegrass. Its relatively deep roots in comparison to other common cool-season lawn grasses fortify its heat and drought tolerance. Like all tall fescue grasses, KY-31 is a bunch-forming grass that naturally grows in clumps.
Can I overseed with Kentucky 31?
Do not use Kentucky 31 tall fescue or other coarse fescue blends for overseeding lawns. The coarse fescues are larger and taller growing plants that do not blend well in bermudagrass. Some varieties of warm season grasses can be established by seed.
Is tall fescue bad?
Tall Fescue is toxic to just about anything that eats it. Google it. It’s toxic to dairy cows, beef cows, horses, sheep, goats, birds, grasshoppers, ants and even nematodes. It also cuts down on biodiversity because it takes up space that native biota could have occupied and it’s aggressive.
Will Kentucky 31 choke out weeds?
It can’t choke out weeds if the weeds are growing, but as a KBG lawn gets thicker and thicker, it makes it much harder for weeds and weed seeds to get a foothold. I would steer away from Scott’s KBG blends.
What is the difference between tall fescue and Kentucky 31?
Tall fescues generally have greater heat tolerance than other cool-season grasses, but KY-31 offers better heat and drought tolerance than many tall fescue varieties. Compared to these more modern turf-type and dwarf tall fescue varieties, KY-31 has a lighter green color, coarser texture and wider blades.
How long does it take Kentucky 31 fescue to germinate?
Pennington Kentucky 31 Tall Fescue Penkoted Grass Seed will germinate in 7-14 days.
When should I overseed fescue?
Your tall fescue seed gets off to a strong start, before seasonal stresses of winter or summer arrive. Fall is the ideal time for seeding or overseeding tall fescue lawns.
Is the K31 the same as the 96 / 11?
I was expecting the K31 to build on the rifleman’s qualities of the 96/11, and was a bit disappointed to find that it did not – at least in my impression.
What’s the difference between a 1911 and a K31?
The K31 has a few improvements beyond the length and bolt strength, including a rear sight graduated down to 100m (the 1911 pattern starts at 300m), and a set of hefty protective ears around the front sight. However, I find the length of pull to be a bit too short for comfort, and the redesigned bolt is not as smooth to operate.
What’s the difference between a 96 / 11 and a 1911?
These are virtually indistinguishable from the 96/11 – the one giveaway is that a 96/11 will have the semi pistol grip spliced into it originally-straight stock, while the 1911 will have the grip as an integral part of the stock. There were also carbine-length version of the 1911 made, under the designation K11 – but I don’t yet have one of those.
What kind of rifle was the Schmidt Rubin 1896?
The Schmidt – Rubin 1896/11 Rifle or the Model 96/11 was Switzerland’s effort to upgrade their 1896 rifles. The original model 1896 fired a black powder propellent cartridge and was chambered in 7.5×53. The upgrades brought this rifle into the 20th century.