SMOOTH SPORT

Football & Rugby

  • Suitable predominantly for construction of winter sports in a range of soil types
  • Smooth-stalked meadowgrass offers vigorous recovery from wear due to rhizomes if sufficient establishment time is afforded to the mixture
  • Features highly ranked cultivars in Tables S1 and S2 of the BSPB/STRI Turfgrass Seed 2022 booklet

 

  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Renovation & repair
  • Education environments

MIXTURE: 

80% perennial ryegrass

20% smooth-stalked meadowgrass

 

USAGE: 

Construction of winter sport pitches, allowing at least three months for the smooth-stalked meadowgrass to establish.

 

FEATURES & BENEFITS

Bariris is ranked in the top-10 varieties in BSPB/STRI Turfgrass Seed 2022 booklet Table S2.


Barcristalla and Baradona are both ranked within the top- 15 of BSPB/STRI Turfgrass Seed 2022 booklet Table S1.


A favourite for its good wearing qualities and regrowth, smooth-stalked meadowgrass has rhizomes that enable it to recover quickly from wear during the winter season. Combined with the ryegrasses in this mix, the balance of characteristics make it particularly suitable for winter sports pitches.

 

 

 

Composition
Variety
Species
40%
Barcristalla
Perennial ryegrass
40%
Baradona
Perennial ryegrass
20%
Bariris
Smooth-stalked meadowgrass
Specifications
Sowing rate
30-50g m²
Oversowing rate
15-20g per m²
Sowing depth
10-15mm < thatch
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. 

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

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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