ASP6003 Perennial Ryegrass

  • Resistant to Snow Mold
  • Highly Cold Tolerant
  • Resistant to Winter Damage
  • NTEP Tested
  • Turf Quality and Disease Tested in Oregon and Pennsylvania
  • Gray Leaf Spot Resistance

ASP6003 Turf Type Perennial Ryegrass was developed using germplasm that was extensively screened for summer heat and winter cold tolerance plus resistance to Brown Patch, Pythium, and Grey Leafspot.

ASP6003 maintains a dense, fine textured turf during the hot and humid summers. ASP6003 was selected for resistance to snow mold and winter damage that can occur during extended periods of cold with snow cover.

ASP6003 is low growing and can be closely mowed.

MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY
RATINGS OF PERENNIAL RYEGRASS CULTIVARS
University Park, PA 2005 Data
NAME MEAN
Regal 7.6
ASP6003 7.5
Headstart 2 7.3
Citation Fore 6.9
Paragon GLR 6.8
LSD Value 0.7
MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY
RATINGS OF PERENNIAL RYEGRASS CULTIVARS
Columbia, MO 2005 Data
NAME MEAN
Derby Extreme 6.6
Top Gun II 6.5
ASP6003 6.4
Line Drive GLS 6.3
Palmer IV 6.3
LSD 0.7
MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY
RATINGS OF PERENNIAL RYEGRASS CULTIVARS
Amherst, MA 2005 Data
NAME MEAN
Panther GLS 6.1
ASP6003 6.1
Secretariat II GLSR 6.0
Manhattan 5 GLR 5.9
Headstart 2 5.6
LSD Value 0.6
MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY
RATINGS OF PERENNIAL RYEGRASS CULTIVARSS
St. Paul, MN 2005 Data
NAME MEAN
Panther GLS 5.7
Amazing GS 5.6
ASP6003 5.5
Palmer IV 5.0
Citation Fore 4.8
LSD Value 0.9

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