Winter Dormancy of Tall Fescue Affects Lawn Growth

Dormancy can occur in Tall Fescue affecting growth when temperatures drop below 50°. In other words, Tall Fescue will stop growing when dormancy occurs. Also be aware frost, snow and the recent sub-freezing temperatures can damage your Tall Fescue grass.

Effects Of Frost On Tall Fescue Grass and How To Treat It

Frost damage causes the tips of the blade to turn yellow, giving the lawn an overall yellow color. This is caused when the moisture in the grass blades freezes and ruptures the cells at the tip of the blades. This will grow out as Spring arrives and temperatures become more favorable for Tall Fescue growth. Your Lawn Care 1 and 2 treatments will help to push new growth as temperatures rise.

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