Ambassador Chewings FescueAmbassador Chewings Fescue was ranked #1 of Chewings fescues for dollar spot resistance and traffic stress in the 2005 NTEP trial. It exhibits dark green genetic color, fine leaf texture, and very good mowing qualities.

Characteristics

  • Dark green genetic color
  • Very fine leaf texture
  • Very good mowing qualities
  • Excellent disease resistance
  • Ranked #1 for dollar spot in 2004-2007 NTEP
  • Ranked #1 for traffic stress in Madison, WI in 2005 NTEP
  • Excellent summer density ratings
  • Good cold tolerance
  • Drought and heat tolerant

Summary of Turfgrass Quality Ratings for Fineleaf Fescue Cultivars Appendix Table/2004-2007 NTEP Data Turfgrass Quality Ratings 1-9; 9 = Ideal Turf

Spartan II 6.1
Zodiac 6.0
Oxford 5.8
Wendy Jean 5.8
Ambassador 5.6
Longfellow 5.6
Pathfinder 5.4
Celestial 5.4
Razor 5.3
Jamestown 5 5.3
Audubon 5.0
Oracle 4.6
Boreal 4.4
LSD at 5% 0.2

Dollar Spot Rating of Chewings Fescue Cultivars Table 26B/ 2004-2007 NTEP data (Dollar Spot Ratings 1-9; 9 = No disease)

Ambassador 7.5
Compass 7.4
Zodiac 7.2
Longfellow II 7.0
Jamestown 6.8
7 Seas 6.5
Cascade 6.2
Musica 6.1
Culumbra II 5.9
LSD at 5% 1.4

Turfgrass Quality Ratings 1-9; 9 = Ideal Turf Selected varieties including highest and lowest