Signet Turf-type Perennial Ryegrass

Ideal for castles, palaces, mansions, stately lawns and all other places where gorgeous, disease-resistant ryegrass is desirable.

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Drought Tolerant and Disease Resistant

Signet is worthy to be utilized where highly attractive turf is desired. With its improved resistance to drought, gray leaf spot, crown rust, brown patch and other diseases, Signet is ideal for use on home lawns, high traffic areas, athletic fields, fairways, and many other locations.

CTBT Trials

Drought Resistance

Albany, OR

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2013-2014

VarietyCover
Highest Score7.43
Signet7.17
Stamina7.21
Line Drive GLS7.00
Karma7.00
Manhattan 6 GLR6.58
Brightstar SLT6.55
Low Entry4.21
Lsd0.34

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Gray Leaf Spot

Adelphi, NJ

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2013

VarietyResistance
Highest Score9.0
Signet8.0
Apple GL7.3
Haven6.7
Manhattan 5 GLR6.3
Panther GLS6.0
Revenge GLX4.3
Low Entry1.0
Lsd1.2

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Crown Rust

St. Paul, MN

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2013-2014

VarietyResistance
Highest Score8.00
Signet7.67
Karma7.67
Stamina5.67
Manhattan 6 GLR4.33
Brightstar SLT2.33
Line Drive GLS2.33
Low Entry2.00
Lsd0.90

Attractive Turf

Signet turf-type perennial ryegrass is a new elite-type variety bred to provide very attractive turf year-round. Signet's experimental code is PPG-PR 172.

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Genetic Color

Albany, OR

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2013-2014

VarietyCover
Highest Score7.80
Signet6.84
Karma6.84
Stamina6.42
Manhattan 6 GLR6.50
Brightstar SLT5.88
Apple GL5.79
Low Entry3.54
Lsd0.67
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National Trials

Signet is currently being evaluated throughout the country under the National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP). The first year report shows good turf quality throughout the country, as well as good resistances to gray leaf spot, winter kill, salt tolerance and drought.

National Turfgrass Evaluation Program

Performance Data

2017-2019

Categories*201720182019
Quality Group 1xx
Quality Group 2xx
Quality All Locations
Quality Schedule Axx
Quality Schedule Bxx
Quality Schedule C
Quality Northeastx
Quality Transition
Quality North Centralxx
Upper West/Mountain (Logan, UT)
South West (Fresno, CA)x
Pacific Region (Corvallis, OR)
% Bare Cover, Traffic -  Blacksburg, VAx
Drought - Logan, UTxxx
Salt Tolerance - Fort Collins, COx
Genetic Color
Fall Colorx
Spring Greenupxx
Seedling Vigorx
Seedling Vigor - Manhattan, KSx
% Ground Cover Springxx
% Ground Cover Summer
% Ground Cover Fallxx
% Ground Cover SpSuFa - Fargo, ND
Red Threadx
Crown Rust, NJ
Gray Leaf Spot, NJx
Pink Snow Mold, UT
Fall Color Retention, ILxx
Traffic, Blacksburgx
% Establishmentx
% Establishment - Fargo, ND
% Establishment - Logan, UTx
% Divot Recovery - Lexington, KYx
Winter Kill, MN (17), IL (19)xx
Quality Dec - Fresno, CAx

*Where Signet was statistically equal to the highest rated variety.

National Turfgrass Evaluation Program

Performance Data

2017-2019

Locations*201720182019
Fresno, CAxxx
Storrs, CTxx
Ames, IAxxx
Urbana, ILxx
Manhattan, KSx
Lexington, KYxx
Traffic - Amherst, MA
College Park, MD
East Lansing, MIxxx
St. Paul, MNxx
Columbia, MO
Mead, NEx
Adelphi, NJx
Corvallis, OR
Quality Traffic - Corvallis, OR
Logan, UTx
Blackburg, VAxxx
Quality Traffic - Madison, WIxxx

*Where Signet was statistically equal to the highest rated variety.

Enhance Your Seed

We provide an array of seed enhancements, including bio stimulants, macro and micronutrients, water absorbents, fungicides, and colorants. These are available for all seed types and uses.

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Planting Instructions

For ideal turf, plant Signet on fertile, neutral pH soils during the cooler seasons of the year, such as spring and fall. If needing to plant during other times, plan on additional overseeding.

Seeding Rate

Home Lawns (New)
5-8 lbs/1000 sqft
Home Lawns (Overseeding)
5-8 lbs/1000 sqft
Athletic Fields (New)
9-15 lbs/1000 sqft
Athletic Fields (Overseeding)
12-18 lbs/1000 sqft
Tees (New)
9-15 lbs/1000 sqft
Tees (Overseeding)
12-18 lbs/1000 sqft
Fairways (New)
225-350 lbs/acre
Fairways (Overseeding)
300-425 lbs/acre
Greens (Overseeding)
25-35 lbs/1000 sqft

Planting Dates

Spring and fall.

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