Johnsons J Premier Fairway

Johnsons J Premier Fairway

Suitable for hard wearing fairways, tees and cricket outfields.

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Johnsons J Premier Fairway Grass Seed

A 100% fescue mix designed for sustainable overseeding. This seed mix helps to reduce the likelihood of Poa annua emergence due to its excellent shoot density. The use of fescues ensures that this mix has excellent drought tolerance and disease resistance as well as having low fertiliser and cutting requirements. The mix features some of the top rated cultivars for visual merit under fairway management.

% Cultivar Species STRI Rating
10 Siskin Chewings Fescue 7.7
10 Humboldt Chewings Fescue 7.1
20 Nigella Slender Creeping Red Fescue 7.8
15 Absolom Slender Creeping Red Fescue 7.6
25 Laverda Strong Creeping Red Fescue 6.2
10 Quatro sheeps fescue 8.2
10 Dumas Hard Fescue 5.7
All cultivars chosen in this mixture are independently tested and rated for performance by the Sports Turf Research Institute.

Johnsons J Premier Fairway

  • Unbeatable shoot density reduces Poa annua invasion
  • Improved drought tolerance and disease resistance
  • Naturally darker colour & fine leaved appearance
  • Reduced water and fertiliser requirements
  • Reduced cutting requirement & lower carbon footprint
  • GroMax treated, maximises seedling development

Directions for Use

Sowing Rate (g/m2) Overseeding Rate (g/m2) Mowing Height (mm)
25 - 35 10 - 25 Down to 10

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.

Overseeding Guidance

  • Prepare the existing turf by removing excess thatch and limiting irrigation and fertilisation.
  • Apply using the correct overseeding rate.
  • For best results use a disc seeder or a studded seed roller.

Did you know?

Johnsons J Premier Fairway Grass Seeds have a GroMax coating to aid growth and establishment.

For more information about GroMax follow the link below.


Disclaimer: Occasionally shortages of some varieties may occur, therefore we reserve the right to replace unavailable varieties with a suitable alternative. Any alteration to the mixture will be clearly shown on the bag label. Our standard terms and conditions of sale apply. For further information regarding this, please contact our technical sales team on +44 (0)1902 440250.