Perennial ryegrasses are very competitive cool season grasses that grow in a wide range of climates. It does best in full sun but will tolerate light shade. Desirable traits of perennial ryegrass are high wear tolerance and rapid establishment making it popular for sportsﬁelds, playgrounds and parks. Grand Slam is a blend of four proven perennial ryegrass varieties that establish quickly, have excellent turf quality and are ideal for overseeding existing grasses.
- Fine texture & high density
- Excellent seedling vigor
- Good heat and drought tolerance
- Endophyte enhanced Improved mowability
- Low poa invasion
- Fast establishment
- Improved summer performance
- Improved insect and disease tolerance
- Reduced shredding during mowing
UsesGrand Slam is a natural for sportsﬁelds and high traﬃc areas such as:
* Golf Courses * Sportsﬁelds * Playgrounds * Sod Production * Parks * Lawns
Seeding RatesNew turf: 10 pounds per 1,000 square feet or 400 pounds per acre. Overseeding existing turf: 6 to 10 pounds per 1,000 square feet or 250-400 pounds per acre.
EstablishmentEmergence: 3-5 days under optimum temperature range between 68-86 degrees, longer under cooler temperatures. First mowing approximately 14 days after emergence (may be longer under cooler temperatures). First limited use approximately 21 days after emergence.
Varieties listed are protected under the US Plant Variety Protection Act. GRAND SLAM™ is a registered trademark of Stover Seed Company.