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Pro Sports Field Saline™

Professional Turfgrass Mixture


A mixture of three elite perennial ryegrass varieties that have been naturally bred for salt tolerance and Transcontinental improved bermudagrass. 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
  • High density seeded bermudagrass
  • Fine texture
  • Dark blue-green color
  • Better heat and drought tolerance
  • Improved mowability
  • Rye & Bermuda combination


  • Tolerates effluent water or moderate salinity conditions
  • Improved traffic tolerance
  • Outstanding turf quality of seeded bermudagrasses
  • Less fertilizer needed
  • High resistance to above ground insects
  • Improved summer performance
  • Reduced leaf shredding during mowing
  • All year playability


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

Because of its improved texture and density, “Pro Sportsfield Saline” 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).


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: 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 inches in warm seasons.

Quality Assurance

“Pro Sportsfield Saline” 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 Saline” are exclusively distributed by Stover Seed and represent the latest improvements in turfgrass breeding and development.
Accept no substitutions.

Ingredients & Specifications

40% Elektra GLR Perennial Ryegrass
30% Apple 3GL Perennial Ryegrass
30% Transcontinental Bermudagrass

83% Minimum purity
90% Minimum germination
500,000 seeds per pound
Origin: Arizona/Oregon

Test Data

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

  • Variety% Survival
  • SR 422080
  • SR 442078

Mean Turfgrass Ratings of
Seeded Bermudagrasses
Grown at 16 locations in the U.S.
2002-2005 Data
Leaf Texture Ratings 1-9; 9=very fine

    • Princess (#1 rank)6.4
    • Riviera6.2
    • Contessa6.0
    • Transcontinental*5.7
    • Mowhalk5.5
    • Sunstar5.4
    • Sahara5.3
    • AZ Common5.0


  • LSD Value 0.3

TTo 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 upon request.

Recent Planting Sites

Gersh Park, Goleta California

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