Perennial Ryegrass

  • Advantages
  • Performance Characteristics
  • Establishment and Maintenance
Advantages
  • Highly ranked on STRI list
  • Extremely wear tolerant
  • Excellent recovery rate
  • Mid dark green colour
  • High shoot density
  • Good disease tolerance
Performance Characteristics
  • Excellent wear tolerance
  • Maintains high levels of live ground cover under wear
  • Top performance for closer mown lawns subject to wear
  • Lower fungicide input requirement to maintain good visual appeal
Establishment and Maintenance
  • For sports turf / residential / commercial /approx. 30-35 gr/m² / early fall and spring seeding
  • Seedbed should be kept moist during germination and establishment
  • Germinates in 5-8 days with optimal soil temperatures
  • Full coverage expected in 6-8 weeks
  • First mowing recommended when turf reaches approximately 4 cm in height

Established Turf Maintenance

  • For best results, fertilize at annual rate of 20-25 gr/m² of nitrogen
  • Deep, infrequent irrigation best during cooler months / increase frequency during the summer months / to assist spring transition, reduce irrigation
  • Recommended mowing height of 1 - 4 cm

Usage

  • Sports stadia, training pitches
  • Golf fairways, playing fields
  • Lawns and play areas

Suggested period of use

  • Jan
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