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.
|Categories where Signet is statistically equal to the highest rated entry||Locations where Signet is statistically equal to the highest rated entry|
|Gray Leaf Spot, NJ||X||Fresno, CA||X|
|Winter Kill, MN||X||Storrs, CT||X|
|Drought, UT||X||Ames, IA||X|
|Traffic, Blacksburg, VA||X||Urbana, IL||X|
|Divot Recovery, KY||X||Lexington, KY||X|
|Salt Tolerance, CO||X||East Lansing, MI||X|
|Seedling Vigor||X||St. Paul, MN||X|
|Ground Cover Spring||X||Madison, WI||X|
|Ground Cover Fall||X||Quality Group 1||X|
|Fall Color Retention||X||Quality Group 2||X|
|Quality Schedule B||X|
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.
|Line Drive GLS||7.00|
|Manhattan 6 GLR||6.58|
Gray Leaf Spot
|Manhattan 5 GLR||6.3|
|Manhattan 6 GLR||4.33|
|Line Drive GLS||2.33|
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.
|Manhattan 6 GLR||6.50|
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 – New Plantings (green) (lbs/1000 sq. ft.)||Seeding Rate – Overseeding (blue) (lbs/1000 sq. ft.)|
|*rates in lbs/acre|