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VIP 3 Perennial Ryegrass Blend

Perennial Ryegrass Blend

VIP 3 Perennial Ryegrass Blend

VIP 3 Perennial Ryegrass Blend


A superior blend of three elite turf-type perennial ryegrasses specifically blended for California. These grasses are improved second and third generation varieties and represent the top performers in recent USDA turf trials.




Excellent seeding vigor Rapid establishment
Fine texture Attractive, uniform appearance
Higher density Improved traffic tolerance
Dwarf leaf orientation Less mowing, lower mowing costs
Dark blue-green color Less fertilizer needed
High endophyte level High resistance to above ground insects
Improved disease resistance Improved turf quality, less use of chemicals
Better heat and drought tolerance Improved summer performance
Improved mowability Reduced leaf shredding during mowing


V.I.P. 3 is a natural for overseeding dormant warm season grasses or for permanent turf on: Golf Courses, Cemeteries, Commercial Developments, Sportsfields, Parks, Residential Lawns.

Seeding Rates

New turf: 10-12 pounds per 1000 square feet (400-500 pounds per acre).
Overseeding: 6-8 pounds per 1000 square feet (250-350 pounds per acre).


Germination: 6-12 days with proper irrigation.
First mowing: Approximately 21 days.
First limited use: Approximately 30 days.

Adaptability & Care

Climatic Conditions: All (except high altitude)
Soils: Sandy to heavy clay. Not good for extremely wet or shaded areas.
pH range: 5.5 to 8.5
Fertilization: 2 to 4 pounds of actual nitrogen per 1000 sq ft per year. Use a balanced fertliizer with a 3:1:2 ratio of NPK with sulphur.
Mowing height: 1/2 to 1-1/4 inches in cool seasons, 1-1/2 to 2 inches in warm seasons.

Quality Assurance

V.I.P. 3 is a registered trademark of Stover Seed Company and Turf Merchants and is available only from Stover Seed or an authorized dealer. The ingredients used in V.I.P. 3 are exclusively distributed by Stover Seed and represent the latest improvements in turfgrass breeding and development.
Accept no substitutions.

Ingredients & Specifications

Laredo Perennial Ryegrass
Paragon Perennial Ryegrass
Evening Shade Perennial ryegrass
Subject to change with equal varieties.

98% Minimum purity
90% Minimum germination
300,000 seeds per pound

9180 San Fernando Road • P.O. Box 1579 • Sun Valley, CA 91353
(213) 626-9668 • (800) 621-0315 • FAX (213) 626-4920

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