Cocksfoot Grass | Dactylis glomerata
Cocksfoot grass, also known as orchard grass, is a relatively coarse short grass with small dense flower heads. Slow to establish in its first year, in subsequent years it is a vigorous grower. It is a deep-rooted species which grows very well in dry sandy soils and is particularly drought-hardy.
Quick to recover from grazing, cocksfoot can be grazed hard.
It is found widespread in the UK and is attractive to beneficial insects.
|Height||Up to 140cm|
|Latin name||Dactylis Glomerata|
|Setting||Like most soils but will cope with some element of drought|