What's in the grass seed bag?

Grass species can be mixed like ingredients to create specific mixtures for different needs.

WHAT’S IN THE GRASS SEED MIXTURES?

We expertly mix grass seed varieties using the following species:

Perennial Ryegrass

Perennial Ryegrass

Features:

  • Hardwearing
  • Can cope with temperature changes
  • Germinates at low temperatures
  • Grows rapidly once established
  • Seeds per gram: 1000
  • Minimum recommended mowing height: 15mm
  • The main species used for winter sports surfaces

Smooth Stalked Meadowgrass

Smooth Stalked Meadowgrass

Features:

  • Hardwearing
  • Tolerant of shade and drought
  • Ability to recover well after traffic
  • Seeds per gram: 4000
  • Minimum recommended mowing height: 10mm
  • Leaves have a blue tint and is sometimes referred to as Kentucky blue grass

Meadowgrass

Meadowgrass

Features:

  • Tolerant of cold weather
  • Hardwearing
  • Exceptionally shade tolerant
  • Drought tolerant
  • Seeds per gram: 4000
  • Minimum recommended mowing height: 10mm
  • Commonly found in the lower reaches of the German and Austrian Alps

Strong Creeping Red Fescue

Strong Creeping Red Fescue

Features:

  • Highly tolerant species
  • Good for a range of applications
  • Seeds per gram: 1000
  • Minimum recommended mowing height: 6mm
  • Found in many habitats thoughout the UK and Europe - grassland, moorland, hedgerows, semi dunes and waste ground

Slender Creeping Red Fescue

Slender Creeping Red Fescue

Features:

  • Very fine leaves
  • Salt tolerant
  • Reasonably drought tolerant
  • Tolerates close mowing
  • Seeds per gram: 1000
  • Minimum recommended mowing height: 5mm
  • Found around the coastal areas of Britain and is used on links golf courses

Chewings Fescue

Chewings Fescue

Features:

  • Fine leaved and densely tufted
  • Drought tolerant
  • Tolerates close mowing
  • Seeds per gram: 1000
  • Minimum recommended mowing height: 5mm
  • Named after Mr Chewing who first sold the seed in New Zealand

Sheeps Fescue

Sheeps Fescue

Features:

  • Very fine leaved
  • Tolerates most soil types
  • Drought tolerant
  • Low nutrient requirements
  • Shade tolerant especially tree shade
  • Seeds per gram: 1000
  • Minimum recommended mowing height: 5mm
  • A hardy plant with a tufted habitat that only grows to 60 cm

Hard Fescue

Hard Fescue

Features:

  • Very fine leaved
  • Drought tolerant
  • Low nutrient requirements
  • Shade tolerant especially tree shade
  • Seeds per gram: 1000
  • Minimum recommended mowing height: 5mm
  • Imported from Germany and introduced into Britain during 19th century
  • Found on stony and sandy soils

Highland Browntop Bent

Highland Browntop Ben

Features:

  • Drought tolerant.
  • Tolerates a wide range of soils
  • Good winter green colour
  • Seeds per gram: 10,000
  • Minimum recommended mowing height: 5mm
  • Originating in the Mediterranean region but now found across Europe, North America and New Zealand
  • Used in lawn and amenity mixtures

Browntop Bent

Features:

  • Fine leaved
  • High shoot density
  • High maintenance requirements
  • Tolerates very close mowing
  • Seeds per gram: 15,000
  • Minimum recommended mowing height: 4mm
  • Used on golf greens to help produce correct ball roll

Creeping Bent

Creeping Bent

Features:

  • Very dense growth
  • Tolerates a wide range of soils
  • High maintenance requirements
  • Tolerates very close mowing
  • Seeds per gram: 15,000
  • Minimum recommended mowing height: 4mm
  • Used mainly for golf greens to create putting surfaces and a dense firm texture

Meadow Fescue

Meadow Fescue

Features:

  • Loosely tufted
  • Good for grazing
  • Good for bulking out hay crop
  • Prefers rich moist soils
  • Grows in meadows, roadsides, old pastures, and riversides

Timothy Grass

Timothy Grass

Features:

  • Densely tufted
  • Very hardy and palatable
  • Good for producing hay
  • Gives hay it’s sweet smell
  • Also known as meadow cat’s tail

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