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Grand Slam Saline™

Salt Tolerant Perennial Ryegrass Blend

Grand Slam Saline™ Salt Tolerant Perennial Ryegrass Blend


A blend of three elite perennial ryegrass varieties that have been naturally bred for salt tolerance. The ryegrass varieties in this mixture have demonstrated tolerance as high as 10,000 ppm salinity with plant survival ranging from 78 to 80 percent.



  • Salt tolerance
  • Higher density
  • Fine texture
  • Dark blue-green color
  • High endophyte level
  • Improved disease resistance, including Gray Leaf Spot
  • Better heat and drought tolerance
  • Improved mowability


  • Tolerates effluent water or moderate salinity conditions
  • Improved traffic tolerance
  • Attractive, uniform appearance
  • Less fertilizer needed
  • High resistance to above ground insects
  • Improved turf quality, less use of chemicals
  • Improved summer performance
  • Reduced leaf shredding during mowing


Grand Slam Saline is a natural for overseeding dormant warm season grasses or for permanent turf on:
Golf courses, Cemeteries, commercial developments, sportsfields, parks,residential lawns, sod production

Seeding Rates

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


Germination: 6-12 days with proper irrigation.
First mowing: Approximately 21 days or when turf reaches two inches in height.
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: 4 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 2-1/2 inches in warm seasons.

Quality Assurance

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

Ingredients & Specifications

SR 4420 Perennial Ryegrass
SR 4220 Perennial Ryegrass
Penguin Perennial Ryegrass

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

Test Data

Seeding Salt Tolerance Test
Perennial Ryegrass Varieties
10,000 ppm salt concentration



  • SR 4220
  • SR 4420

% Survival

  • 80
  • 78

Recent Planting Sites

City of Newport Beach
Alhambra Unified School
Alhambra Park & Recreation
Saticoy Country Club

Case Study: Year-round field that can tolerate high salt levels
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