Barbasten

Perennial Ryegrass

  • Barbasten is a true winter sports perennial ryegrass and a late-heading variety, coarser in the leaf and paler green
  • Exceptionally active in winter and spring promising superior mid-season recovery before temperatures recover towards the end of the season
  • High tolerance to Drechslera leaf spot disease

 

Second only to Barzico in Table S1 of the BSPB/STRI Turfgrass Seed list, Barbasten is a true winter sports perennial ryegrass and a late-heading variety, coarser in the leaf and paler green. It is exceptionally active in winter and spring promising superior mid-season recovery before temperatures recover towards the end of the season.


In addition to its UK performance, Barbasten is #1 for Sport in official Dutch trials.


Barbasten also possesses high tolerance to Drechslera leaf spot disease in independent GEVES trials throughout Europe – ranked #3 (behind Barprium and Barthierry) of those varieties listed in Turfgrass Seed 2021. 

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