Barking

Excellent alround bent grass

  • Excellent shoot density.
  • Exceptional greenness.
  • Beautiful fi ne leaf texture.
  • Extremely good winter hardiness.
  • Wide application possibilities in Europe.
  • Atlantic climate
  • Nordic climate
  • Continental climate
  • Mediterranean climate
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Barking is a famous variety on golf greens! Both during summers and winters this bent grass shows up an exceptional greenness! Barking has superb shoot density and a close mowing tolerance down to 4 mm! This makes Barking the best choice for using on your greens!

 

Application
Barking is a Agrostis capillaris suitable for:

  • Greens
  • Golf tees
  • Surrounds / aprons
  • Bowling greens
  • Ornamental lawns

 

Colour and leaf texture
Medium-light green coloured variety.

 

Partner varieties in mixtures
Barking has been extensively tested in trials at STRI UK and more local trials all around Europe. All trials showed the signifi cant ornamental value of Barking and its great performance on golf greens.
Best combinations were found with Festuca rubra spps. such as Barcrown, Viktorka and Barswing. Other combinations are with Agrostis capillaris Heriot.

 

Additional features

Additional features Barking

Specifications
Species
Agrostis Capilla
Seeds per gram
14,000
Optimal pH range
5.6 - 7.0
Huminidy
medium
Salt tolerance
moderate
Maintenance required
medium
Rhizomes/Stolons/Tufted
rhizomes
Shade tolerance
good
Water requirement
medium
Thatch build-up
high
Speed of establishment
Colour darkness
Fast green up after winter
Fusarium resistance
Resistance to dollar spot
Resistance to red thread
Less irrigation required
Less fertilizer required
Cool temperature germination
Agrostis capillaris

Browntop bentgrass is the best partner for red fescues on golf greens. The species has a tufted growth habit, but forms a dense sward. It has a moderate susceptibility to diseases like fusarium and dollar spot and it tolerates mowing levels between 4 and 5 mm.

 

 

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