Barenbrugs classic bluegrass!

  • High wear tolerance!
  • Excellent winter hardiness.
  • Good resistance against rust and leaf spot disease.
  • Broad leaved.
  • Wide application possibilities.
  • Atlantic climate
  • Nordic climate
  • Continental climate
  • Mediterranean climate

Worldwide Baron is one of the most famous Poa pratensis varieties. This classic high quality variety forms a dense sward. It has an excellent wear tolerance and remains persistent in mixtures. Thanks to its superb winter hardiness Baron is able to survive cold winters in Northern and Eastern Europe.


Baron is a sports turf Poa pratensis variety being suitable for:

  • General landscaping
  • Turf production
    • Sport Golfcourses: tees and fairways
    • Cricket and tennis courts
    • Football and rugby pitches


Colour and leaf texture
Intermediate-dark green colored with broad leaves.


Mixture synergy
Baron can be included in mixtures like:

  • Supersport - strong sports mixture with very high wear tolerance
  • Rapide – mixture with outstanding wear tolerance, establishment and recovery
  • Solide - versatile mixture for intensive use
  • Royal – traditional Festuca spps./ Poa pratensis mixture for tees and fairways

Besides, Baron is by one of the suitable Poa pratensis for using in mixtures for turf production. Under intensive management the variety will particularly outperform in the second growing season as a result of strong rhizome building.


Additional features

Additional features Baron

Poa pratensis
Seeds per gram
Optimal pH range
5.8 - 7.5
Salt tolerance
Maintenance required
Shade tolerance
Water requirement
Thatch build-up
Wear tolerance
Speed of establishment
Fineness of leaves
Self recovery capacity
Fast green up after winter
Colour darkness
Tolerance to leaf spot
Tolerance to rust
Less irrigation required
Less fertilizer required
Less frequent mowing possible
Poa pratensis

Smooth stalked meadow grass is generally characterized as the “concrete base” of your turf grass system. Thanks to its extraordinarily good wear tolerance the presence of this grass species is more than welcome in a turf mixture for sports.

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