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GRAND SLAM™ / Turf-Type Perennial Ryegrass Blend / Platinum Quality™

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Grass Type Cool Season
Turfgrass Climate Zones (see zone picture)
1-5
Exposure Sun
Establishment Very Fast
Leaf Texture Fine
Drought Tolerance Fair
Seeding Rate per 1,000 sq ft. 10 pounds

With a uniform fine texture and outstanding dark green color, Turf-Type Perennial Ryegrasses exhibit excellent turf quality with little thatch buildup.  They establish quickly and with favorable conditions can germinate in as little as 5 days. 

There are well over 200 varieties of Turf-Type Perennial Ryegrasses with various traits and characteristics.  The varieties chosen for this blend have been tested, highly rated, and exhibit exceptional overall turf quality with disease and drought resistance.  It meets our platinum standards of superiority for variety quality and seed purity.

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GRAND SLAM™ Turf-Type Perennial Ryegrass Blend, Platinum Quality™

  • Better heat and drought tolerance for improved summer performance
  • Rapid tillering and spreading growth habit improve wear tolerance and recovery
  • Excellent seedling vigor for rapid establishment
  • Less susceptible to warm weather disease
  • Improved mowability means less shredding of leaf blade
  • Seed quality: High germination, 0% crop and weed seed

Uses: Residential Lawns, Playgrounds, Parks, Institutional Grounds, Golf Courses

Seeding Rates: 10 pounds per 1,000 square feet for new lawns.  For overseeding existing turf seed 6-10 pounds per 1,000 square feet.

Establishment: 5-10 days under optimum temperature range between 68-86 degrees, longer under cooler temperatures.

First limited use approximately 28 days after emergence.

 Specifications:

                         

GRAND SLAMTM  Turf-Type Perennial Ryegrass Blend / Platinum Quality

Varieties

  • 34% Pangea GLR Perennial Ryegrass
  • 33% Paragon 2 Perennial Ryegrass
  • 33% Grand Slam GLD Perennial Ryegrass
Platinum Quality (Exceeds Certified Quality Standards)
98% Minimum Purity
0.0% Crop and Weed Seed
90% Minimum Germination
250,000 seeds per pound

Note:  Depending upon availability, alternate varieties of equal quality and standards may be substituted.

Varieties listed are protected under the US Plant Variety Protection Act.  GRAND SLAM is a registered trademark of Stover Seed Company.

 Pangea GLR Perennial Ryegrass:  Outstanding variety with excellent color and grey leaf spot disease resistance.  Fast establishment (seedling vigor). Was rated the highest in NTEP trial for overall turf quality.

Paragon 2 Perennial Ryegrass:  Exhibits very good wear tolerance, salt tolerance and disease resistance. Top performer in NTEP trials for turf quality.

Grand Slam GLD Perennial Ryegrass: Dark green, very dense with excellent wear tolerance and fast establishment (seedling vigor).  Tied for highest NTEP ratings for overall turf quality and an A-List rating for low-input sustainable turf.

 
Turfgrass Testing Programs Listed

 

For instructions on seeding and care:  Establishment and Care of Turfgrasses

 

 

 

 

 

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