Heriot

Top brown top bent for North western Europe

  • Very fine leaved top bent grass!
  • Excellent shoot density.
  • Very fine leaf texture.
  • Beautiful summer greenness.
  • High disease tolerance.
  • Atlantic climate
  • Nordic climate
  • Continental climate
  • Mediterranean climate
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Heriot is compact and very fi ne-leaved with a very slow growth rate to give a fine, dense turf which can be closely mown (4mm!). Heriot is indispensable in your greensmixture!

 

Application
Heriot is a Agrostis capillaris suitable for:

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

 

Colour and leaf texture
Fairly light green coloured variety with very fine leaf texture.

 

Partner varieties in mixtures
Heriot 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 Heriot and its great performance on golf greens.
Best combinations were found with Festuca rubra spps. such as Barcrown, Viktorka, Bargreen II and Barswing. Other combinations are with Agrostis capillaris Barking.

 

Additional features

Additional features Heriot

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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