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Agrostis capillaris, Agrostis stolonifera L.


  • Species with the best density and fine foliage.
  • Withstands frequent and close mowing (3 to 5 mm).
  • Grows very slowly.
  • Durable and robust.
  • Excellent tolerance to shade for common bentgrass.
  • Excellent resistance to sinking for the stoloniferous type.


  • Tolerates light trampling but highly sensitive to heavy trampling.
  • Susceptible to drought.
  • Sensitive to competition between species.
  • Very small seeds therefore soil must be perfectly prepared.
  • Species used extensively on putting greens.