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Pro Sports Field Supreme™

Professional Turfgrass Mixture

Description

The best product in the “Pro Sportsfield” family, the “Supreme” is a mixture of improved perennial ryegrasses with the new “Sultan” bermudagrass. These grasses provide the best combination of quick establishment, durability and attractiveness in all seasons. It will withstand low mowing and develop into a dense turf able to withstand regular sportsfield uses. The use of “Sultan” makes for a superior turf with respect to density and texture.

Characteristics

FEATURES:

  • Highest density seeded bermudagrasses
  • Fine texture
  • Dark blue-green color
  • High endophyte level
  • Advanced varieties
  • Better heat and drought tolerance
  • Improved mowability
  • Rye & Bermuda combination

BENEFITS:

  • Improved traffic tolerance
  • Best turf quality seeded bermudagrasses
  • Less fertilizer needed
  • High resistance to above ground insects
  • Improved disease resistance
  • Improved summer performance
  • Reduced leaf shredding during mowing
  • All year playability and green color

Uses

High traffic areas including:
Golf Courses, Sportsfields, Cemetaries, Parks, Commercial developments, Residential lawns

Because of its improved texture and density, “Pro Sportsfield Supreme” may be seeded into established stands of seeded bermuda and some hybrid bermudas to improve overall performance.

Seeding Rates

New turf: 10-12 pounds per 1000 square feet (400-500 pounds per acre).
Overseeding: 7-10 pounds per 1000 square feet (300-400 pounds per acre).

Establishment

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: 3 to 5 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

“Pro Sportsfield Supreme” is a registered trademark of Stover Seed Company and is available only from Stover Seed or an authorized dealer. The ingredients used in “Pro Sportsfield Supreme” are exclusively distributed by Stover Seed and represent the latest improvements in turfgrass breeding and development.
Accept no substitutions.

Ingredients & Specifications

Affinity Perennial Ryegrass
Evening Shade Perennial Ryegrass
Manhattan 4 Perennial Ryegrass
Improved Sultan Bermudagrass

98% Minimum purity
90% Minimum germination

Test Data

National Perennial Ryegrass Test
2003 Data
Quality Ratings 1-9; 9=ideal turf
Sunnyvale, California
Medium Maintenance/Athletic Field

  • Pizzazz (#1 rank)6.6
  • Manhattan 4*6.3
  • Elfkin6.1
  • Barlennium6.1
  • Brightstar II5.8
  • Paragon5.8
  • Affinity*5.7
  • Palmer III5.5
  • Premier5.4
  • Buccaneer4.9
  • Linn3.8


  • LSD Value0.8

2002 National Bermudagrass Test**
Seeded Cultivars
2003 Data, Pomona, California
Overall Turf Quality 1-9; 9=ideal turf

  • Princess (#1 rank)6.2
  • Sultan6.1
  • Riviera5.9
  • Yukon5.9
  • Transcontinental*5.8
  • Numex Sahara5.7
  • Mohawk5.6
  • Panama5.4


  • LSD Value 0.8

  • * Denotes varieties in Pro Sportsfield “Supreme”.

To determine whether a cultivar’s performance is truly different from another, subtract one entry’s mean from another entry’s mean. If this value is larger than the LSD value, the observed difference in cultivar performance is significant and did not happen by chance.

** Complete tables available at www.ntep.org

Recent Planting Sites

Champions Park Sports Complex, Placentia, CA
Charter Oak High School Football Field, Covina
Earl Warren Showgrounds, Solana Beach, CA
Tri Valley Little League, Yucca Valley, CA
Nellis Air Force Base
City of Tustin Parks
La Cienega Park, Beverly Hills CA
Oak Crest Elementary School, Encinitas
Hudson Park, Long Beach
Cal State Northridge
Chino Public Works
El Toro II Park

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