DOT Grass Seed

DOT Grass Seed

HEADSTART GOLD - Limagrain

The DOT Grass Seed mixture conforms to the specifications of the Department of Transport official mixture and is suitable for use on roadside verges, embankments and roundabouts.

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DOT Grass Seed

This mixture conforms to the specifications of the Department for Transport for use on roadside verges, embankments and roundabouts. The mix can tolerate a wide range of soil types and requires little maintenance. The combination of rhizomatous grass species and clover in the mix ensure that establishment is rapid and reduces soil erosion and degradation.

%CultivarSpeciesSTRI Rating
25Passion Perennial Ryegrass5.9
20CorailStrong Creeping Red Fescue4.5
30CrystalHard Fescue7.3
10MiracleSmooth Stalked Meadow Grass6.3
10Highland Browntop Bent4.4
5AliceWhite Clover-
All cultivars chosen in this mixture are independently tested and rated for performance by the Sports Turf Research Institute.

DOT Grass Seed Features

  • Department of Transport official mixture
  • Tolerates a wide range of soils
  • Contains five grass species and white clover
  • Little maintenance required

Directions for Use

Sowing Rate (g/m2) Overseeding Rate (g/m2) Mowing Height (mm)
35 - 25

Sowing Guidance

  • Prepare the surface before sowing ensuring that:
    • Stones & weeds are removed.
    • There is sufficient drainage.
    • The surface is level and firm.
    • The surface is moist.
  • Sow the seeds evenly, using the correct sowing rate to a depth of approximately 10 mm.
  • Ensure that the surface remanins moist for at least 2 - 3 weeks.
  • Make the first cut when the grass is 5 - 6 cm tall and tillering has started.

Seed Treatment

HEADSTART® GOLD is the improved seed technology that works to help improve amenity grass establishment in all situations. This, in addition to the quality of MM seed, provides turf with the best available start in all reseeding of sports and amenity circumstances. Used in all the Designer ranges, HEADSTART® GOLD covers areas in association with Winter Sports, Summer Sports, Golf, Landscapes with Ryegrass and Landscapes without Ryegrass.

More information on the HEADSTART® GOLD technology

How HEADSTART® GOLD Seed Treatment Works


For further information regarding our Limagrain MM range, contact our technical sales team on 01902 440250.

Terms and Conditions of sale

All mixtures/individual varieties are offered strictly subject to safe harvest, final certification and remaining unsold on receipt of orders.

We reserve the right to substitute cultivars with alternative, appropriate cultivars should availability become limited.

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