Lolium perenne

Perennial ryegrass

Sports or ornamental? Answer: Both!

Combining high visual merit with super wear tolerance.
CHARDIN is ranked as one of the very best varieties of perennial ryegrass in simulated sport management in the STRI trials (UK).

Clean cut
We are light years from dessicated leaf tips of varieties that were popular years ago! CHARDIN will fit into even the highest prestige ornamental lawns as well as premier league sport pitches.

Confirmed results
The very high wear tolerance, fineness, outstanding winter visual merit and also summer performance are confirmed in official French tests (GEVES 2011).

Rusts won't disturb the high level visual merit
CHARDIN is ranking number 1 for rust tolerance on the French list!


Scale 1-9, where 9 = best or most pronounced

Wear tolerance
Rust tolerance
Red thread tolerance
Salt tolerance
Shade tolerance
  • Unequalled rust resistance
  • A sport variety in the skin of an ornamental!
  • Confirmed STRI & French list
  • A clean cut that you can't see!

Wear tol., fineness, rust tol., summer, winter...

Source : STRI - Turf grass Seed 2011 - table S1

Wear tol., fineness, rust tol., summer, winter...

Source: Bulletin Gazon Geves 2010