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VIP 3™

Perennial Ryegrass Blend

VIP 3™ Perennial Ryegrass Blend

VIP 3™ Perennial Ryegrass


A superior blend of three elite turf-type perennial ryegrasses specifically blended for California. These grasses are improved second and third generation varieties and represent the top performers in recent USDA turf trials.



  • Excellent seeding vigor
  • Fine texture
  • Higher density
  • Dwarf leaf orientation
  • Dark blue-green color
  • High endophyte level
  • Improved disease resistance
  • Better heat and drought tolerance
  • Improved mowability


  • Rapid establishment
  • Attractive, uniform appearance
  • Improved traffic tolerance
  • Less mowing, lower mowing costs
  • Less fertilizer needed
  • High resistance to above ground insects
  • Improved turf quality, less use of chemicals
  • tolerance Improved summer
  • Reduced leaf shredding during mowing


V.I.P. 3 is a natural for overseeding dormant warm season grasses or for permanent turf on: Golf Courses, Cemeteries, Commercial Developments, Sportsfields, Parks, Residential Lawns.

Seeding Rates

New turf: 10-12 pounds per 1000 square feet (400-500 pounds per acre).
Overseeding: 6-8 pounds per 1000 square feet (250-350 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: 2 to 4 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

V.I.P. 3 is a registered trademark of Stover Seed Company and Turf Merchants and is available only from Stover Seed or an authorized dealer. The ingredients used in V.I.P. 3 are exclusively distributed by Stover Seed and represent the latest improvements in turfgrass breeding and development.
Accept no substitutions.

Ingredients & Specifications

Laredo Perennial Ryegrass
Paragon Perennial Ryegrass
Evening Shade Perennial ryegrass
Subject to change with equal varieties.

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

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