Double Time perennial ryegrass turf was bred to fight for sport turf mangers and lawn care professionals. This is a new and improved perennial ryegrass that is tough enough for the biggest NFL Tackle and safe enough for a newborn baby. Go ahead and tear it up, drive on it, run on it, stomp on it. Not a problem for Double Time perennial ryegrass turf.

  • Deep set crown
  • Extensive fibrous rooting
  • Establishes faster than other perennial ryegrasses
  • Patent protection
  • Deep dark green winter color
  • Compatible with other cool-season grasses

Visit our Mixes page to explore premium Earth Carpet® mixes with turf-type perennial ryegrass varieties. View mixes.


  • Improved traffic tolerance
  • Resists foot, cleat and divot damage
  • Enhances the establishment of tall fescue and Kentucky bluegrass
  • Requires less fertilizer
  • Dark green in color

General Perennial Ryegrass Characteristics
Growth Habit: Bunch type, tillers
Blade: 2-4 mm., glossy underside, red base at crown

Adaptations and Use

  • Sports turf, athletic fields
  • Home lawns, commercial sites
  • Golf course fairways, roughs

General Perennial Ryegrass Seeding Rates
lbs./1,000 sq. ft.: 5-8
Seeds/lb.: 500,000-615,000, depending on species

Germination: 14 days under ideal conditions
First limited use: 6 weeks depending on condition

Please see “Management” tab on “Ryegrass” page for detailed turf management information and best practices.

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