Formal Grass Seed

Formal Grass Seed

HEADSTART GOLD - Limagrain

Suitable for amenity horticulture areas, decorative landscaping, golf fairways and tees, and ornamental lawns.

Also available in 2 kg Bags

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Formal Grass Seed

The high proportion of chewings fescue in this seed mix produces an extremely fine sward which is suitable for high quality ornamental lawns. Slender creeping red fescue and browntop bent help to provide resistance to wear and an ability to strengthen the sward. The mix is able to respond well to a reduced mowing regime.

%CultivarSpeciesSTRI Rating
50HeidrunStrong Creeping Red Fescue5.2
25TrophyChewings Fescue6.1
20SmirnaSlender Creeping Red Fescue5.5
5HighlandBrowntop Bent4.4
All cultivars chosen in this mixture are independently tested and rated for performance by the Sports Turf Research Institute.

Formal Grass Seed Features

  • Fine appearance
  • Reduced mowing
  • Excellent recovery due to inclusion of rhizomatous species

Directions for Use

Sowing Rate (g/m2) Overseeding Rate (g/m2) Mowing Height (mm)
30 - 50 - 15

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.

Delivery charge (if applicable) applied at checkout. Next working day delivery is available on this product, as an option on orders placed before 12 noon - excludes festive season & bank holidays. Please note deliveries to Highlands, Cornwall and more remote areas may take longer. Surcharges apply for non mainland locations, call for more information. More delivery info

For large orders, please be aware that if you require a smaller 7.5 tonne lorry, the maximum weight for pallets is 750 kg - otherwise the standard pallet size limit of 1000 kg applies.

If you have any access restrictions for lorries or large vehicles please speak to our sales team on 01902 440250.


Collection from our Telford, Shropshire, Trade Counter is available for this product. More info on collections

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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