Lolium perenne

Perennial ryegrass

No weak spots

Overall top ratings
BERLIOZ 1 is an exceptional variety being very high ranked in all three recommended lists, Bingley in UK, Grasgids in Holland and on the French list for sports use. All of the rated characters in all of the three countries are above average. This means not a single weak side which is very unusual for a variety.

The overall very high ranking makes BERLIOZ 1 a super variety for all kinds of sport-beeing football, rugby, horserace or you name it. The fineness of leaves even makes BERLIOZ 1 suitable for the use on golftees/fairways and other areas with lower mowing heights

BERLIOZ 1 is medium-dark coloured with dense and fine leaves, with an above average resistance to rust. It is excellent in wear tolerance, recovery and tolerance to red thread and foot rot.

  • Very high ranking in UK, NL and F for sport
  • Excellent persistance
  • Very good wear tolerance
  • No weak points


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

Rust tolerance
Salt tolerance
Wear tolerance
Shade tolerance
Low temp.
Red thread tolerance

Performance for sports use in three main lists

Source: Grasgids/STRI/Geves
 Wear toleranceRecoveryFoot rot resistanceRed thread resistanceRust resistanceShoot densityVisual meritDrechslera resistance
Holland/Grasgids 201287,77,77,2----
UK-Bingley 20127,36,9-6,2-7,37,3-
France-Geves 20127,4-6,97,47,27,86,57,1
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