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Verdi

Good quality economy perennial rye grass

Verdi has been a well known reliable perennial rye grass for many years now. The variety can be applied in all climate areas for sports and landscape purposes.Verdi shows up a nice winter colour in the moderate climate areas and is able to green up fairly fast after winter. The colour is medium dark which makes it a good variety for southern Europe. Disease tolerance (rust, leaf spot) of Verdi is high.

    Specifications
    species
    Lolium Perenne
    Seeds per gram
    700
    Optimal pH range
    5.8-7.4
    Humidity
    medium
    Salt tolerance
    low
    Maintenance required
    medium to high
    Rhizomes/stolons/tufted
    tufted
    Shade tolerance
    low
    Water requirement
    medium to high
    Thatch build up
    low
    Lolium perenne

     

    Throughout NZ, perennial ryegrass  (Lolium perenne)is the grass of choice for permanent pastures. It establishes rapidly, yields well, tolerates a range of management practices and has a high nutritive value.