Tall fescue grows well in poor soil with low fertility and other issues. This grass develops deep roots to absorb moisture and nutrients. Tall fescue tolerates drought, foot traffic and salt. Do not over-fertilize tall fescue since it makes the grass susceptible to plant diseases.
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