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VIP 3™

Perennial Ryegrass Overseeding Blend

Description

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. VIP 3 contains the top ranked varieties, selected for their outstanding ease of transitioning, genetic dark green color, slower growth habit and exceptionally fine leaf texture.

Characteristics

FEATURES:

  • Fine texture & high density
  • Excellent seedling vigor
  • Endophyte enhanced Genetic dark green color
  • Improved mowability

BENEFITS:

  • Low poa invasion
  • Fast establishment
  • Improved insect and disease tolerance
  • Reduced need for fertilizers
  • Reduced shredding during mowing

Uses

VIP 3 is a natural for sportsfields and high traffic areas such as:

* Golf Courses
* Sportsfields
* Playgrounds
* Sod Production
* Parks
* Lawns

Seeding Rates

New 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.

Establishment

Emergence: 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.

Specifications

VIP 3 PERENNIAL RYEGRASS OVERSEEDING BLEND

35% Rainwater Perennial Ryegrass
35% Patriot 4 Perennial Ryegrass
30% Evening Shade Perennial Ryegrass

98% Minimum purity
90% Minimum germination
230,000 seeds per pound
Origin: Oregon/Washington

Varieties listed are protected under the US Plant Variety Protection Act. Depending upon availability, varieties of equal quality may be substituted.

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