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. Manhattan 7GLR has improved tolerance to gray leaf spot disease and possesses improved salt tolerance. Manhattan 7GLR is a certiﬁed “TWCA” product meaning that it has been bred and tested to show improved drought tolerance. (See reverse side for information on TWCA standards for certiﬁcation.)
- Best in class drought tolerance
- Fine texture & high density
- Excellent seedling vigor
- Gray leaf spot resistance
- Endophyte enhanced
- Improved mowability
- Less water use vs other perennial ryegrasses
- Low poa invasion
- Fast establishment
- Less susceptible to warm weather disease
- Improved insect and disease tolerance
- Reduced shredding during mowing
UsesManhattan 7GLR 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.
Manhattan 5GLR is protected under the US Plant Variety Protection Act.