Smooth stalked meadow grass

Forms an attractive carpet with good wearing qualities and regenerative ability. Slow to establish. Ideal for turf production, tees and sports areas.


 

Latin name:        Poa pratensis

Seeds/gram:     3000

Germination:      3-4 weeks

Shoot density:    200-350
                          shoots/100cm2

Cutting height:   Normal: 20-35mm
                          Not less than 8mm.

Growth:              Creeping with
                          rhizomes

 

Distinguishing features:

Leaves dark green or with bluish bloom

 Of uniform width, abruptly terminating in boat-shaped tip

Two pale parallel lines visible along midrib when leaf is held up against light


Underside of leaf with keel

Leaf blade folded in the shoot

Ligule short, rounded, 1-3mm long

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