Stadium Special Rye Grass

Stadium Special™ perennial ryegrass – Top rated sports turf perennial ryegrass blend used on golf courses and athletic fields throughout the country for its durability and disease resistance. 

Heat Tolerance

Good heat tolerant perennial ryegrass varieties stand up to moderate summer temperatures.

Rated: Good


Fair summer performing perennial ryegrass blend however, best with irrigation.

Rated: Fair


This ryegrass blend will perform well in both sun and shade but prefers moderate weather. 

Rated: Excellent


Our best for high traffic play zones and sports fields. Blends well with bluegrass and fescue.

Rated: Excellent

Stadium Special™ Features

Stadium Special™ perennial ryegrass seed grows the fastest.  Quick germinating in cool soils, perennial ryegrass blends well with bluegrass or fescue lawns to increase durability without sacrificing good looks. Good for dormant seeding.

Seeding Rate, Germination Time, Mowing Height

  • Recommended over seeding rate: 5-8 lbs. per 1,000 sq . ft. 
  • Recommended bare ground rate: 10-12 lbs. per 1,000 sq . ft. 
  • Recommended dormant seeding rate: 8-10 lbs. per 1,000 sq . ft. 
  • Germination: 5-7 days in ideal conditions 
  • Mowing Height: |Spring 2-3 inches| Summer 3-4 inches|

Seeding Instructions for Stadium Special™

Seeding recommendations for Stadium Special perennial rye will vary by season and objective. 


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