Lawn and Turf Comparison Guide – our Notman Seeds comparison chart highlights the differences between a range of lawn seed types. They differences include establishment, traffic tolerance, fertiliser requirement and tolerances to sun, shade and salinity. Check out how they stack up below;


Species CREEPING BENTGRASS KENTUCKY BLUEGRASS PERENNIAL RYEGRASS CREEPING RED FINE FESCUE TALL FESCUE COUCHGRASS
Establishment Rate 14-21 days 21-28 days 7-10 days 19-21 days 14-21 days 10-14 days
Preferred Height (mm) 5-10mm 20-35mm 15-25mm 10-20mm 25-45mm 10-15mm
Wear Tolerance Good Good Very Good Good Very Good Excellent
Fertiliser Requirement (N) Low Medium Medium Low Medium High
Shade Tolerance Fair Poor-Fair Fair-Good Very Good Very Good Poor
Cold Tolerance Good Very Good Fair-Good Fair-Good Very Good Very Poor
Salinity Tolerance Good Poor Good Good Good Excellent

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