Agrostis capillaris

Browntop bent

Exceptional shoot density and a high tolerance to close mown wear

Perfect putting surface

Manor has exceptional shoot density and a high tolerance to close mown wear, helping to prevent the spread of Poa annua. Manor also has excellent tolerance to fusarium.

An ideal alternative to a fescue for inland courses wishing to reduce Poa annua and improve green speed.

Characteristics & Uses

The fineness and density of Manor browntop bent produces putting greens of outstanding quality. It displays a light green colour which aids the masking of Poa annua present in a sward.

Manor browntop can be used for greens, tees, fairways and roughs and is also a good choice for low or high maintenance lawns where superior quality is desired.


  • Outstanding fineness and density 
  • Light green colour which helps mask Poa annua invasion
  • Can be used for all parts of a golf course
  • Especially suitable for greens


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

Salt tolerance
Red thread tolerance
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