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100% Ryegrass

100% Ryegrass has a very fine texture and a beautiful dark green year around color and looks its best when mowed between ½ to 1 inch. in height. It also is a very vigorous growing lawn which provides an excellent tolerance for wear and quick recover for most common diseases. !00% Ryegrass thrives in cool to warm climate only. Not recommended for hot or dry climate.

Recommended Usage:

Golf courses and sports fields

Sod Composition:

100% Ryegrass is a custom blend of Perennial Ryegrass seed blends that are best suited of Northern California climate and soil types, and is rated with a high tolerance for Heat and Disease recovery, and wear ability and keeping an outstanding year around color. 100% Ryegrass is grown by Greenfields Turf, Inc.

Heat & Wear Tolerance:

100% Ryegrass is a cool season grass, looks its best in the cooler time of the year. Prefers cool weather. Has an excellent Tolerance for wear and durability to recovery. It should be lightly overseeded yearly after heavy usage to maintain its proper density, but recovers quickly from normal abuse.


100% Ryegrass will moderately tolerate shade, preferring a sunnier location.


100% Ryegrass will keep a deep, rich bluegreen color throughout the year, if properly fertilized. Its color and natural beauty is what sets it apart from other sod varieties.


100% Ryegrass has a good resistance to most diseases. During the cool months, rust would still be a concern. However, turf which is properly watered, mowed and fertilized is much less likely to be affected by disease.


A good complete fertilizer is required twice a year in the spring and fall. All others fertilizer applications may be made with straight Nitrogen. During the spring, fall and winter months you should be fertilizing every 4 to 6 weeks with 1 pound of actual nitrogen applied to each 1,000 sq. ft. of lawn. During the hot summer months, fertilizing rates should be reduced by at least 50 percent.


100% Ryegrass should be mowed regularly with a rotary mower. Set mowing at a height between ¼ to 1 inch. Never mow more than one-third of top growth at any one mowing.


Newly planted sod should be watered daily for the first 10 days to avoid drying out and to enable the rooting system to penetrate into the new soil. Once sod has been established, watering frequency may be reduced. Do to varying soil and climate conditions, it is difficult to recommend a watering schedule. Soaking the lawn 2 to 3 times a week generally is adequate in most summer weather situations. Water in early morning hours only.

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