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Perennial ryegrass

Lolium perenne L.


  • Very quick to establish all year round.
  • Highly suitable for temperate areas and good performance in winter.
  • Very pleasing appearance for the recent varieties.
  • Excellent resistance to trampling and tearing.
  • Turns green again quickly once watered.
  • Tolerance to partial shade.
  • Not very demanding in soil preparation.
  • Durable and robust.


  • Poor to average performance in summer, sensitive to heat and drought.
  • Fairly demanding in fertiliser nutrients.
  • Very competitive towards other species.