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Turf Type Perennial Ryegrass

Turf Type Perennial RyegrassTurf Type Perennial Ryegrass is a cool season grass with a scientific name of Lolium perenne. This type of grass is a fast germinating and fast establishment type of grass. It is a great type of grass to mix with other types such as fine fescue and Kentucky bluegrass. Mows more cleanly than other types of grass and has improved heat tolerance and cold tolerances.  Very good lawn to withstand a lot of traffic. Perennial Ryegrass may suffer from winter kill in colder climates. Since it grows so well, it can overpower other grasses. Particularly if it has more than a 20% mix of seed types.

Turf Type Perennial Ryegrass

It has medium shade tolerance and needs lots of water. Fertilizer requirements are .3 to .5 pounds of nitrogen per 1000 square feet of lawn per growing month.

It mows very well and should be cut between one and two inches. Turf Type Perennial Ryegrass does well in coastal regions with mild winters and cool moist summers.

Many hardware stores carry a variety of grass types that typically do well in the areas they serve. If in doubt, discuss your needs with one of the experts at the store. Be sure to describe your location, especially if there is a micro climate in the area you live in.

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