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Haven

Turf-Type Perennial Ryegrass

Haven is a dark green turfgrass ideal for use on high traffic areas and locations that need better disease resistance.

Gray Leaf Spot Resistance

Haven has improved disease resistance toward grey leaf spot, brown patch, and red thread. In 2007, gray leaf spot disease was measured at three locations in New Jersey and North Carolina. Haven performed very well, exhibiting very good resistance to the gray leaf spot.

Gray Leaf Spot Resistance

2007

VarietyAdelphia, NJSalem, NJRolesville, NCAverage 3 Sites
Highest Score8.008.336.837.72
Haven6.677.006.506.72
Palmer V6.675.676.676.34
Applaud II6.337.334.676.11
Integra II5.338.332.675.44
Prelude IV3.673.675.334.22
Penguin 24.333.332.673.44
Low Entry2.671.331.831.94
LSD1.131.261.38--
 

Brown Patch Resistance

In Kentucky, Haven had the highest resistance rating for brown patch resistance out of 105 entries.

Brown Patch Resistance

Berry, KY

Variety08-09 Avg
Highest Score7.90
Haven7.90
Manhattan 5 GLR7.80
Applaud II7.23
Palmer V7.23
Integra II7.03
Prelude IV6.43
Penguin 25.80
Lowest Score5.33
Lsd0.97

Genetic Color

Haven is a medium dark green color, perfect for blending with other ryegrasses and cool season species or for pure stands.

Genetic Color

Knoxville, TN

Variety08-09 Ave
Highest Score6.80
Applaud II6.37
Haven6.20
Penguin 26.20
Integra II6.10
Palmer V6.10
Prelude IV5.87
Low Entry5.57
Lsd0.47

Turfgrass Quality

In eight locations, Haven performed equal to other well-known ryegrass varieties.

Turfgrass Quality

Eight Locations*

Variety07-08 Avg
Highest Score6.38
Applaud II5.88
Palmer V5.83
Haven5.52
Prelude IV5.35
Integra II5.16
Penguin 25.00
Lowest Score4.01
*Tests sites include locations:
Urbana, IL; Berry, KY; Adelphi, NJ; Salem, NJ; Rolesville, NC, Knoxville, TN;
Blacksburg, VA; and Puyallup, WA

Planting Information

Seeding Rate – new lawns5–7 lbs./1000 sq ft
Seeding Rate – overseeding3–5 lbs./1000 sq ft
Planting Datesspring and early fall
Planting Zones (map) – Permanent Turfgreen
Planting Zones (map) – Overseedingblue
Planting Depth1/4"
Optimal pH Range5.8–7.4
Germination5–10 days
Mowing Height1–3"
map of perennial turfgrass planting area