Barsunny

Medium dark green perennial ryegrass!

  • Fast recovery after winter.
  • Excellent wear tolerance.
  • Drought tolerant!
  • Sports turf ‘heavy-duty’ application.

    Barsunny has a medium dark leaf colour and is the right choice for use in dry and sunny areas. The variety will also easily germinate at higher soil temperatures. Barsunny distinguishes itself from other perennials by its fast recovery after winter. As a top perennial for sports and recreation purposes, Barsunny naturally shows good results when it comes to wear tolerance and shoot recovery. In a mixture, Barsunny will guarantee fast establishment, a dense, wear-tolerant turf and a good drought tolerance.

     

    Application
    Barsunny is a sports-type perennial suitable for use for:

    • Sports and cricket grounds
    • Football and rugby pitches
    • Landscaping areas
    • Parks & home lawns

     

    Colour
    Medium-dark-green leaves, slightly lighter coloured than Barlennium.

     

    Partner varieties in mixtures
    Barsunny was extensively tested at Barenbrug Research in Wolfheze, Mas Grenier (France) and Vicenza (Italy).
    Heavy duty
    Its good performance under heavy-duty use allows Barsunny to be mixed with Poa pratensis and other sports Lolium perenne-type varieties, such as Barlennium and Barsunny.
    Playing and Ornamental lawns
    Barsunny is a sports and recreation-type variety and could also be used for seeding in parks and lawns.

     

    Additional features

    Barsunny

    Specifications
    Species
    Lolium perenne
    Seeds per gram
    700
    Optimal pH range
    5.8 - 7.4
    Huminidy
    medium
    Salt tolerance
    medium
    Maintenance required
    medium
    Rhizomes/Stolons/Tufted
    Tufted
    Shade tolerance
    average
    Water requirement
    medium
    Thatch build-up
    low
    Lolium perenne

     

    Throughout NZ, perennial ryegrass  (Lolium perenne)is the grass of choice for permanent pastures. It establishes rapidly, yields well, tolerates a range of management practices and has a high nutritive value.