Bargreen

The best chewings fescue for golf courses!

  • Number one chewings fescue for years!
  • Good resistance to red thread under close mowing.
  • Medium-light green colour with beautiful leaf texture.
  • Good winter hardiness.
  • Drought tolerant!
  • Reasonable drought tolerance.
  • Wide application possibilities in Europe.
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    Bargreen is a famous top variety for use in mixtures for golf greens and ornamental purposes. The variety has superb shoot density and a close mowing tolerance down to 5 mm. This makes Bargreen an outstanding variety for overseeding of tees, fairways and greens! The variety has an excellent red thread resistance. Bargreen mixes very well with species such as Agrostis capillaris in green mixtures and fine leaved Lolium perenne in tee and fairway mixtures.

     

    Application
    Bargreen is a Festuca rubra commutata suitable for:

    • Golf tees
    • Fairways
    • Greens
    • Surrounds / aprons
    • Bowling greens
    • Turf production
    • Cricket
    • Tennis courts

     

    Colour and leaf texture
    Medium-light coloured variety.

     

    Partner varieties in mixtures
    Bargreen has been extensively tested in private trials at STRI UK and Hohenheim University in Germany and during several small trials in other countries like Denmark, Sweden and Poland . All trials showed the significant ornamental value of Bargreen and its great performance on golf greens.

    Best combinations were found with Festuca rubra spps. such as Barcrown, Viktorka and Barswing. Other combinations are with Agrostis capillaris Barking and Heriot for greens or with dwarf perennial rye grasses as Bargold, Barlady and Barsignum for fairways, tees or lawns.

     

    Additional features

    Bargreen

    Specifications
    Species
    Festuca rubra co
    Seeds per gram
    1,000
    Optimal pH range
    5.5 - 6.8
    Huminidy
    low
    Salt tolerance
    weak
    Maintenance required
    low
    Rhizomes/Stolons/Tufted
    tufted
    Shade tolerance
    good
    Water requirement
    low/medium
    Thatch build-up
    high
    Festuca rubra commut

    Chewings fescue is a high ornamental fine fescue with high recovery after winter. It is showing a nice green colour in spring. It keeps on growing into late autumn as well. Apart from its use in lawns and parks its major application can be found in golf greens in the Northwestern part of Europe.