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Smooth-stalked meadowgrass

Poa pratensis L.


  • Wear and tear tolerant.
  • Produces a very dense turf.
  • Very heat resistant when watered.
  • Very cold resistant once established.
  • Slow growth.
  • Can be regenerated from its rhizomes.
  • Durable and robust.


  • Very slow establishment.
  • Non-aggressive species affected by competition in the mixes.
  • Susceptible to drought.
  • Susceptible to disease (rust, red threat...).
  • Rather unattractive coarse turf.
  • Susceptible to heavy soils.
  • Fertilisation essential.