Barking

The best browntop bent grass in Europe!

  • Excellent shoot density.
  • Exceptional greenness.
  • Beautiful fi ne leaf texture.
  • Extremely good winter hardiness.
  • Wide application possibilities in Europe.
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    Barking is a famous variety on golf greens! Both during summers and winters this bent grass shows up an exceptional greenness! Barking has superb shoot density and a close mowing tolerance down to 4 mm! This makes Barking the best choice for using on your greens!

     

    Application
    Barking is a Agrostis capillaris suitable for:

    • Greens
    • Golf tees
    • Surrounds / aprons
    • Bowling greens
    • Ornamental lawns

     

    Colour and leaf texture
    Medium-light green coloured variety.

     

    Partner varieties in mixtures
    Barking has been extensively tested in trials at STRI UK and more local trials all around Europe. All trials showed the signifi cant ornamental value of Barking 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 Heriot.

     

    Additional features

    Additional features Barking

    Specifications
    Species
    Agrostis Capilla
    Seeds per gram
    14,000
    Optimal pH range
    5.6 - 7.0
    Huminidy
    medium
    Salt tolerance
    moderate
    Maintenance required
    medium
    Rhizomes/Stolons/Tufted
    rhizomes
    Shade tolerance
    good
    Water requirement
    medium
    Thatch build-up
    high
    Agrostis capillaris

    Browntop bentgrass is the best partner for red fescues on golf greens. The species has a tufted growth habit, but forms a dense sward. It has a moderate susceptibility to diseases like fusarium and dollar spot and it tolerates mowing levels between 4 and 5 mm.