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TURF SPECIES
SPECIES AND VARIETYTURF MIXTURES
TURF MIXTURES
The turf mixtures formulated by Continental Semences are developed by selecting the varieties best suited to different uses and types of soil.
They combine the benefits of biodiversity together with those of the selected varieties and allow to obtain
  • Higher shoot density
  • Enhanced disease resistance
  • Better shade tolerance
  • Improved insect resistance
  • Earlier spring greenup
  • Better tolerance to low maintnence
  • Better looking turf
In addition to the range of standard mixtures, depending on the needs, the compositions can be customized for use and specific conditions. Flexibility and competence are the key points of Continental Semences.
Jolly
55% Festuca rubra
30% Loietto perenne
10% Poa pratensis
5% Agrostide tenue

Good wear tolerance and high aestethic value. It suits almost any environment, from sunny to medium shady.
Easy maintenance.
  • Uses: recreational and ornamental
  • Seeding rate: 30-40 g/mq
Polo
35% Lolium perenne
25% Lolium perenne
20% Poa pratensis
20% Festuca rubra fallax

It germinates and roots very quickly. It is recommended on good texture soils rich in organic content. It keeps a pleasant and intense green colour throughout winter. It does not require frequent mowings.
  • Uses: sport fields, recreational, sod
  • Seeding rate: 25-40 g/mq.
Mar Tirreno
40% Festuca arundinacea
35% Festuca arundinacea
15% Lolium perenne
10% Poa pratensis

Very rustic and water stress resistant. Its components are dark green varieties. It is suitable for hot and dry climates.
  • Uses: recreational, sod
  • Seeding rate: 30-50 g/mq.
Rigenerazione
45% Lolium perenne
45% Lolium perenne
10% Poa pratensis

Very rapid establishment. Recommended to renew worn-out lawns.
  • Uses: Recreational and sport fields
  • Seeding rate: 20-40 kg /ha
Standard
50% Lolium perenne
45% Festuca rubra
3% Poa pratensis
2% Agrostis tenuis

Suitable for large surfaces which have a turfing purpose rather than a decorative one.
  • Uses: recreational
  • Seeding rate: 30-40 g/mq.
Sport
60% Festuca arundinacea
25% Lolium perenne
10% Poa pratensis
5% Festuca rubra

It combines high wear tolerance with frequent mowings tolerance.Leaves are quite coarse.It is suitable for soccer and rugby fields.
  • Uses: Sport fields
  • Seeding rate: 30-50 g/mq
Sport Extra
60% Festuca arundinacea
25% Lolium perenne
10% Poa pratensis
5% Festuca rubra

The Extra mixture consists of finer varieties than the Sport mixture.
  • Uses: sport fields
  • Seeding rate: 30-50 g/mq.
Ombra
30% Poa nemoralis / trivialis
30% Festuca rubra fallax
20% Festuca ovina
10% Agrostide tenue
10% Festuca rubra trichophylla

This mixture includes the most shadow tolerant species. It is best on light soils. It has high water requirements. It emerges from the soil quite slowly, therefore, if it is necessary to get a green lawn quickly, it is advisable to add 10 g/m2 of perennial ryegrass during sowing. The perennial ryegrass will die after a few months, leaving its place to the other components of the mixture.
  • Uses: shady areas
  • Seeding rate: 20-30 g/mq
Soleado
50% Festuca rubra
15% Poa pratensis
15% Festuca ovina
10% Agrostis tenuis
10% Festuca rubra trichopylla

Suitable for medium texture, not too clayey soils in sunny climates. It requires frequent watering.It forms a very dense and fine lawn. It is recommended on weed free soils, since it germinates slowly.
  • Uses: Recreational and ornamental
  • Seeding rate: 20/30 g/mq.
Extra fine
55% Festuca rubra fallax
40% Poa pratensis
5% Agrostis stolonifera

High decorative value.It requires great care and frequent watering. It also requires frequent mowings even if it grows very slowly since it must be mowed short to express its qualities -extreme fineness and density- at its best.
  • Uses: ornamental
  • Seeding rate: 20-30 g/mq.
Customized
In addition to the range of standard mixtures, depending on the needs, the compositions can be customized for use and specific conditions.