ELITE SPORT

Football & Rugby

    • ELITE SPORT is a blend of four hard-wearing perennial ryegrasses for the renovation and construction of winter sports pitches.

    • 4 cultivars in top-6; industry-leading mean score of 7.92 Table S1 BSPB/STRI 2019

    • Barcristalla for superior colour, particularly in Autumn

    • 100% perennial ryegrass

  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Renovation & repair
  • Education environments

MIXTURE:  100% perennial ryegrass

 

USAGE:  Renovation and/or construction of winter sports pitches

 

ELITE SPORT is a blend of four hard-wearing perennial ryegrasses for the renovation and construction of winter sports pitches.

 

The mixture is formulated primarily on performance in the BSPB/STRI Turfgrass Seed booklet; specifically, Table S1 under sports wear simulation. All four cultivars are ranked in the top-6 of this table, and the blend has an industry-leading mean score of 7.92 (see Fig. 1).

 

Barcristalla is ranked #1 in the top-60 varieties for colour and has exceptional Drechslera leaf spot tolerance, two factors important to elite stadium environments.

 

Composition
Variety
Species
40%
Europitch
Perennial ryegrass
25%
Eurocordus
Perennial ryegrass
25%
Barcristalla
Perennial ryegrass
10%
Eurosport
Perennial ryegrass
Specifications
Sowing rate
30-50g m²
Oversowing rate
15-30g per m²
Sowing depth
10-15mm
Mowing height
down to 18mm
Pack size
20kg
Speed of Establishment
Wear Tolerance
Recovery after wear
Turf aesthetics
Speed of growth
Dark green colour
Shoot density
Cold temperature germination
Sport

Discover our grass seed for football and rugby pitches. Schools, colleges and playing fields will also benefit from this specialist grass seed. 

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