Johnsons J Rye Green 20kg

Johnsons J Rye Green 20kg

Suitable for intense wear and heavily shaded golf greens.


Johnsons J Rye Green Grass Seed

Johnsons J Rye Green grass seed features a high proportion of Perennial Rye-grass to increase its ability to tolerate heavy wear and to establish rapidly. The rhizomatous slender creeping red fescue and browntop bents reproduce vegetatively, enabling them to spread through the Perennial Rye-grass, increasing sward density and recovery speed following damage. The mix produces a sward with an exceptionally fine leaf and high wear tolerance under close mowing conditions.

% Cultivar Species STRI Rating
30 Dickens 1 Perennial Ryegrass 6.4
30 Clementine Perennial Ryegrass 7.4
20 Cezanne Slender Creeping Red Fescue 7.4
10 Manor Browntop Bent 6.9
10 Arrowtown Browntop Bent 7.1
All cultivars chosen in this mixture are independently tested and rated for performance by the Sports Turf Research Institute.

J Rye Green Seed Features

  • Fast establishment
  • Highest rating for wear under extreme close mowing
  • Excellent recovery
  • New cv's for improved wear under extreme close mowing
  • Exceptional fineness of leaf
  • High shoot density

Directions for Use

Sowing Rate (g/m2) Overseeding Rate (g/m2) Mowing Height (mm)
25 - 35 10 - 20 Down to 4

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 Green Golf & Bowling Greens 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.