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Beware of MARKUS – if you are to slow he is too fast! Outstanding characteristics of this medium to light green variety is the incredible establishment speed and the excellent winter growth. When all Kentucky bluegrasses have stopped growing MARKUS is still running! And back in the spring MARKUS is one of the first! Besides MARKUS got only TOP scores for disease resistance.

This makes MARKUS the first choice for sod growing and all kinds of Sports Uses and Home Lawns.

  • Unbelievable establishment speed!
  • Strong winter growth and early spring green up!
  • Medium to light green colour
  • High disease resistance
  • Low maintenance efforts!

STRI L2 - Lawns, Landscaping

Mean 6.3
Slow regrowth 5.4
Visual merit 6.9
Shoot density 6.9
Fineness of leaf 6.1
Cleanness of cut -
Disease resistance 6.4
Winter greenness 4.7
Summer greenness 5.8

Source: Turfgrass Seed 2019, British Society of Plant Breeders

Mean 6.3
Slow regrowth 5.4
Visual merit 6.9
Shoot density 6.9
Fineness of leaf 6.1
Cleanness of cut -
Disease resistance 6.4
Winter greenness 4.7
Summer greenness 5.8

Source: Turfgrass Seed 2019, British Society of Plant Breeders

STRI S2 - Sport uses

Mean 5.1
Recovery 5.8
Visual merit 5.2
Shoot density 4.7
Fineness of leaf 5.8
Cleanness of cut -
Disease resistance 6.9
Winter greenness 5.5
Summer greenness 5.1

Source: Turfgrass Seed 2019, British Society of Plant Breeders

Mean 5.1
Recovery 5.8
Visual merit 5.2
Shoot density 4.7
Fineness of leaf 5.8
Cleanness of cut -
Disease resistance 6.9
Winter greenness 5.5
Summer greenness 5.1

Source: Turfgrass Seed 2019, British Society of Plant Breeders

All specified information is given to the best of our knowledge and belief, but without guarantee on completeness and correctness. Despite care we cannot guarantee that the described characteristics are repeatable / comprehensive in agricultural practice in each case. Deutsche Saatveredelung AG excludes adhesion for damage or claims for damages, resulting of the use for the variety specified in this description.