Lolium perenne

Perennial ryegrass

Versatile persistent, fine-leaved, dense and slow growing variety

Top-ranked on the restrictive Dutch Grasgids list for Lawn use

With very good scores for density, fineness and slow growth ESTELLE qualifies for high performance in lawn trials.

STRI (UK) performance is high for Lawn as well as for Sport purpose

The excellent density, fineness and visual merit are confirmed in STRI Lawn trials.

In the Sport trials, the very good recovery from wear is combined with a high visual merit, density and fineness.

Versatile component for mixtures

All in all a versatile variety that will perform well in mixtures for lawn and sport purposes.

The colour is medium green.

The very slow growth observed in the Dutch trials is an extra advantage for low maintenance lawns.

  • Very slow growth for Lawn
  • High persistency and recovery from wear
  • Excellent density + fineness
  • Good disease tolerance


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

Rust tolerance
Salt tolerance
Wear tolerance
Red thread tolerance

Performance for Lawn

Source: Grasgids 2017 (NL)
Scale: 1-9, 9 = best

STRI performance Sport

Turfgrass Seed 2017 table S1
Scale 1-9, 9 = best

STRI performance Lawn

Turfgrass Seed 2017 table L1
Scale 1-9, 9 = best
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