Lolium perenne

Perennial ryegrass

Preserves playing quality with superior fusarium patch tolerance

Swiss knife
Conrad 1 shows very large adaptation with high rankings in three countries with thorough testing of new turf grass varieties:

RSM Germany 2009 edition:
Fair performance for Ornamental purpose (6) and excellent for Sport (8) and Lawn (8).

STRI UK 2009 edition:
For sport purpose Conrad 1 shows excellent winter greenness important in all regions where the main playing season is autumn-winter-spring. Fineness of leaf and red thread resistance is among the best. For lawn purpose the winter greenness stands out again as well as the fineness of leaf.

Grasgids – The Netherlands 2009 edition:
For sport purpose Conrad 1 is ranking third (out of 27) for overall performance and shows better Fusarium (Microdochium patch disease) resistance and persistency than all other varieties. For lawn purpose Conrad 1 is ranking 8 (out of 29) and again shows the best persistency and Fusarium resistance.

Sport and lawn where winter performance is important.

Medium green.


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

Wear tolerance
Rust tolerance
Red thread tolerance
Salt tolerance
  • Excellent winter colour
  • Performs in sport and lawn mixtures
  • Very persistent variety
  • Excellent resistance to Fusarium patch