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Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Moderate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 3.5
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Low
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 100
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 8.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance High
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -18
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE
Cultivar: All*Star

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 2.3
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 110
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.2
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 43560
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43560
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -53
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE
Cultivar: Assure

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Dark Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 2.3
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 145
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.2
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 43560
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43560
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -43
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE
Cultivar: Calypso

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Dark Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 2.3
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 130
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.2
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 43560
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43560
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -53
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE
Cultivar: Cowboy

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 2.3
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 145
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.2
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 43560
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43560
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -33
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE
Cultivar: Cutless

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Dark Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 1.9
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 160
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.2
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 43560
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43560
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -28
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE
Cultivar: Dandy

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 2.3
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 110
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.2
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 43560
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43560
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -43
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE
Cultivar: Darby Supreme

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 2.3
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 160
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.2
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 43560
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43560
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -28
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE
Cultivar: Envy

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 1.3
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 130
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.2
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 43560
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43560
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -43
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE
Cultivar: Gettysburg

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Dark Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 1.5
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 100
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.2
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 43560
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43560
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -28
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE
Cultivar: Goalie

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Dark Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 1.9
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 100
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.2
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 43560
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43560
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -28
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE
Cultivar: Linn

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Moderate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 3.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.2
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum
Precipitation, Minimum 25
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance High
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -18
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE
Cultivar: Manhatten ll

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 2.5
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 43560
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43560
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -18
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE
Cultivar: Norlea

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Moderate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 3.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 100
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.2
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -43
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE
Cultivar: Pennfine

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 2.3
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 160
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.2
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 43560
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43560
Precipitation, Minimum 32
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -23
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Lolium perenne L.
perennial ryegrass
LOPE
Cultivar: Regency

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Dark Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 2.3
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 115
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.2
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 43560
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43560
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -43
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 240400
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
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