Johnsons J Roughs

Johnsons J Roughs

Suitable for golf roughs, dry impoverished soils and embankments.

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Johnsons J Roughs Grass Seed

Johnsons J Rough Grass Seed has been formulated with the most recent research which is attractive when left uncut. The open sward will not slow plat unnecessarily and allows the natural regeneration of wild flower meadow species.The species selected have very slow regrowth speeds, reducing maintenance costs. The rhizomatous nature of many of the species also makes this mix ideal for embankments.

%CultivarSpeciesSTRI Rating
10SamantaSlender Creeping Red Fescue-
25MaximaStrong Creeping Red Fescue-
25SergeiStrong Creeping Red Fescue-
25DumasHard Fescue-
10-Crested Dogstail-
5HighlandBrowntop Bent-

J Roughs Grass Seed Features

  • Attractive when left uncut, open sward will not slow play unnecessarily & allow the natural regeneration of wild flower meadow species
  • Very slow regrowth, reducing maintenance costs
  • Ideal for embankments or areas where access is restricted
  • Reduced fertiliser requirements
  • Year round colour
  • GroMax treated, maximises shoot development

Directions for Use

Sowing Rate (g/m2) Oversowing Rate (g/m2) Mowing Height (mm)
25 - 35 15 - 25 Down to 20

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 Roughs 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.