Common Browntop Bent Grass Seed - Agrostis Tenuis AG-BE

Quick Overview

  • Short perennial grass used for bowling green lawns
  • Low feed value
  • Sow Spring or Autumn
  • Seed rate 10 grams to the sq metre
Name Price Qty
100 Grams
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1 kilo
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Common bent is a short perennial growing to a height of 70cm. It grows abundantly in the UK on moorland and waste ground. It will grow on most soil types but is particularly prevalent on poor acid soils.

Large areas of poorer soil are often dominated by this species.  It has a relatively low feed value but is widely used for fine lawns, putting and bowling greens.

Often called browntop bent

Additional Information

Image Copyright Jenny Seawright
Plant Height Up to 70 cm
Latin Name Agrostis Tenuis
Setting Will grow on most soil types but does will on poor acidic soils

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