Selecting the right turfgrass seeds for a specific turf surface and climate is crucial to the success and usability of the turf. Whether for on a golf course, sports field, commercial or residential landscaping, or for sod production; there is a grass seed solution for every condition and purpose.
ICL’s reference system: find the best turfgrass match
ICL has developed an easy reference system using icons to assist turf managers when choosing the appropriate blends and varieties for their own situations. Our grass seed evaluation program offers one of the most diverse varietal portfolios in the professional turf sector, catering for varying climatic conditions and management approaches. We take a dual approach to variety selection, sourcing the best available from European and American-bred, cool and warm season genetics. No matter what the demands: wear, heat, salinity, shade or diseases, ICL has the solution. Seed purity and performance are the foundations of integrated turf management programs.
Check out ICL’s high quality grass seed portfolios
The extensive ProSelect grass seed range is developed for high demand turf grass situations, such as golf courses, sports fields and in turf/sod production. The varieties in the range are developed through continuous breeding by ICL and its international partners to bring the most up-to-date high quality material to the market. Learn more.
ICL’s Landscaper Pro grass seed products offer landscaping professionals the finest selection of affordable grass seed mixtures. These mixtures deliver what every customer appreciates – quick germination that produces lush, dense and aesthetically pleasing grass. Learn more.
ICL has an extensive, outstanding portfolio of USA and EU turfgrass seed varieties. A consistent high quality is thanks to ICL’s expertise and global network with long term partnerships in grass seed breeding. Learn more.
Benefits of choosing ICL’s turf grass seeds:
- For each situation the perfect grass seed blend
- Focus on grass seed purity and performance
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ProSelect® Heritage Browntop bent is an excellent performer across all Northern European locations, being particularly winter tolerant within Scandinavian and UK countries. It is ideal for the over-seeding of golf and bowling greens, or combined as part of a blend for fairways. Its main characteristics are excellent shoot density and visual merit aided by excellent resistance to microdochium. Heritage also maintains good color in the winter and a vibrant green in summer.
This is the perfect choice for all your greens. ProSelect Memorial turf is robust and low-maintenance, and simply great quality. Awarded top marks by NTEP, it’s a creeping bentgrass with outstanding resistance to disease, in particular dollar spot and microdochium patch. Shade- and drought-tolerant too.
ProSelect® Piranha is a brand-new creeping bent grass. From the same stable as Riptide, Piranha offers an ideal solution to help you overcome the challenge of extreme weather. Early spring green-up suits higher-altitude courses, while its high resistance to heat makes Piranha a truly pan-European variety capable of tolerating a wide range of turf stresses. Piranha has a darker green color and boasts as excellent Anthracnose, Dollar spot and Brown patch disease tolerance. The seed is treated with the Smartstart coating to support quick germination.
ProSelect® Riptide is a top-ranked variety in the UK and Nordics. It’s a fine-leaved, creeping bentgrass adapted to European climatic conditions. This densely shooting variety is a tremendous winter performer when it comes to color retention, frost, and disease tolerance, also holding its own against the stress of summer stress in hotter regions. Ideal for golf course greens, tees and fairways, Riptide establishes quickly, especially in spring and keeps its bright mid-green color right through autumn and winter. Riptide grows upright, but low to the ground with high tiller shoot density. Excellent resistance to brown patch (Rhizoctonia solani), foliar blight/basal rot (anthracnose), pink snow mold (fusarium) and take-all-patch (Gaeumannomyces graminis). In independent trials by the National Turfgrass Evaluation Program, (NTEP), Riptide was given top rankings for both quality of appearance and disease resistance.
Looking for the perfect solution for your turf during the warmer months? Look no further than Bouteloua Dactyloides Sundancer. Widely adapted to various environments, these superior-performance buffalograss seeds will bring your turf a cut above the rest. It’s a tried and tested solution that has been thoroughly developed and successfully trialled by institutions and growers across the USA.
ProSelect® Rio is a seeded Bermuda grass variety that’s top-rated in several key areas of turf performance in the NTEP trials system. In further trials conducted by the University of Pisa, Rio was consistently ranked as a top performer for sports turf use. Rio exhibits excellent cold and frost tolerance, as well as early spring green-up, making it a great choice for both warm season and transitional zones. The combination of fine leaf texture, dense growth in spring and summer, and dark-green colour promises great performance. And with strong tolerance to leafspot and dollar spot, less herbicide is needed than many other leading varieties.
In recent NTEP trials, this variety was a top-rated performer; it is perfect in any tall fescue areas. It’s quick to add a welcome dash of green in spring, and its turf is dense and tolerant to wear. Plus, it’s resistant to brown patch, and can tolerate drought. ProSelect® Avenger II was bred from a high performer and is all the better for it. This is the perfect choice for fine turf anywhere, and it’s versatile too.
ProSelect® GreenHeaven is a European bred Tall fescue which presents dense, fine textured and rich green turf quality. Selected from plants of the Po valley region of Italy, GreenHeaven possesses excellent heat, drought and disease tolerance. Greenheaven is truly an all-round variety that can produce excellent sod quality in combination with European type Poa pratensis, such as Traction from the ICL turfgrass portfolio. If summer and winter reliability is required from a tall fescue, then Greenheaven is the one.
The mighty ProSelect® Raptor III fought off stiff competition in recent NTEP trials: it was rated top for mean turf quality. This lovely dark green, dense growing tall fescue is resistant to disease, especially to brown patch. Quite simply a winner.
Titanium 2LS is setting the bar high for the next generation of tall fescue cultivars. Titanium 2LS exemplifies the perfect high quality turfgrass; it’s dark green, very dense and has excellent wear tolerance. Titanium 2LS is an excellent choice for sod farms and other applications where only the best variety will do. In addition, Titanium 2LS is very drought tolerant, keeping its great looking appearance late into the summer even under less-than-ideal conditions. Titanium 2LS is also able to grow successfully in soil that has low fertility. And with all MVS varieties that carry the Lateral Spread brand, Titanium 2LS has aggressive lateral spread ability.
ProSelect® Filius chewings fescue promises you a special turf performance. With its very high shoot density and fineness of leaf, Filius is ideal for golf greens and fairways. As one of the best partners for mixtures, Filius provides excellent growth from the start and hold good colour all year round.
ProSelect® Rubicus chewings fescue is for intensively managed and low maintenance areas alike. An excellent visual appearance even under stressed conditions, such as shade and summer drought. Perfect for any fine turf area, as well as sod mixtures where top-end seed cleanliness is required. Rubicus has a bunch-type growth habit, with very fine blade width and low upright growth. Forms a uniform turf, with dark dense colour and performs well in a wide range of well-drained soil types of pH range 5.5 to 8.0.
Whether it’s in shade or sun, as its name suggests, ProSelect® Ryder’s great for golf course as a blend component. It’s also the perfect choice on inclines, roadsides, recreation grounds and for reclamation. This fabulous low-maintenance turf has a good dark green color and is ideal if your soil’s pH is 4.5 – 8.0. It grows compactly and is featured in our drought, shade, and low maintenance programs.
If saltwater is your issue, ProSelect® SeaMist is the answer: it’s a game-changer. This revolutionary grass can germinate in up to 40% salinity, making it perfect on ground exposed to seawater or irrigated by effluent water. This slender creeping red fescue is vigorous after germination, making it great at establishing itself. An excellent dense turf, it was recently rated highest in trials by NTEP. It’s tolerant to shade and to wear and tear, and quick to green up in early spring. Good for turf sod production, and ideal wherever you want a fine turf.
ProSelect® Jetty is such an outstanding all-rounder that it’s hard to find a downside. It’s excellent as low-maintenance grass on golf roughs, orchards, or reclamation areas. It’s very tolerant of shade, even under dense cover from trees. Plus, it’s fabulously tolerant of disease and drought: even in the height of summer it can still cover 89% of the ground. It’s very rare for a hard fescue: you can mow it short for a neat lawn or landscaping, or it can also look great left to grow in a conservation project. Also, unlike many hard fescues, it’s an attractive very dark green. In recent NTEP trials Jetty consistently beat other fine fescues for turf quality overall.
ProSelect® Agreement Ideal for late season and winter sports renovation, Agreement perennial ryegrass has a very special characteristic of being able to germinate at low temperatures of 3 degrees centigrade. When compared with other perennial ryegrasses of its type, Agreement showed significantly improved germination rates between 3-5 degrees and consistently better between 6-10 degrees. Unlike other grass seed products aimed at winter renovation, Agreement also offer good turf performance compared with annual ryegrasses for example.
ProSelect® 365 Super Sport is a revolutionary 100% Poa pratensis blend that offers the best of what turf professionals demand. The blend combines the strengths of three excellent varieties, Enigma, Bluenote & Legend. 365ss is fast to germinate and establish, creating a dense sward with superior sod strength. The rich greenness and excellent quality provide outstanding visual appeal for both live and televised events. Under play, 365ss offer a very wear tolerant and stable surface, brought about by aggressive rhizomatous root development and rapid recovery after wear. Its excellent disease tolerance of Dollar spot and Stem rust assists in maintaining a healthy appearance.
ProSelect® All-Bent is an Agrostis capillaris blend designed for renovating golf and bowling greens and establishing new ones. The Heritage and Egmont varieties in this grass seed mix each offer their own individual strengths but – combined – form a highly competitive greens surface to out-compete Poa annua. Heritage and Egmont both provide excellent disease resistance, reducing the need for fungicide. Browntop bents are by nature less demanding in terms of their nutrient and water requirements, making this blend an ideal choice when you want to take a more holistic approach to managing your greens.
Sometimes, the grass really is greener. ProSelect® Extra Fine is a diverse blend that establishes quickly. It has been specially developed to help you create a lawn that meets even the highest aesthetic demands. An ideal combination for high-quality green spaces with moderate wear. And its tolerance to the cold will keep your lawn or green looking in top shape in winter too.
ProSelect® Fine Turf 2 is the seed mixture after your own heart. Perfect for renovating greens or sowing new closely mown areas, especially those in the shade and under high wear. And you can even use it all year round. The combination of Browntop bent with Creeping bent brings into play the both growth characteristics and attributes to create a very resilient greens putting surface.
ProSelect® Low Maintenance is ideally suited for areas with extremely low maintenance, such as roughs, parks, and recreational areas. Keeps roughs looking great, even when left unmown for long periods. Also suited for lawns with limited traffic. This is one sturdy mix. Thanks to its high salt tolerance, ProSelect® Low Maintenance is terrific for coastal locations. It has lower nutritional and disease control requirements, and even performs well in low light levels, such as next to tall buildings or in tree shade. Its tolerance to high temperatures and drought means that it still thrives in areas with limited water.
ProSelect® Regenerator Plus is a mixture dedicated to sports fields – highly suitable for both new seeding and overseeding. Consisting of mid-green fine-leaved Perennial ryegrasses and a Kentucky Bluegrass hybrid, Regenerator Plus is renowned for its drought resistance and its sturdy shoots, which create a very dense, well-rooted sward. The ICL Smart Start seed coating ensures that the Bluegrass germinates and roots rapidly, so the sward has the right proportion of Bluegrass from the start.
ProSelect® Regenerator RSM is a seed blend containing varieties that have been tried and tested in Germany for sports durability. Rapid germination, good recovery from wear, cold and disease tolerance…this mid-green mix covers all the bases. Varieties such as Groundforce, Vermillion , and Coletta Perennial ryegrass – combined with Traction Kentucky bluegrass – create a dense, hard-wearing sward that was made for intensive sport use.
If you struggle with Gray Leaf Spot or just want to have the security that you’re protected against it, choose ProSelect® Renovator 3GLSD (Gray Leaf and Drought-Tolerant) – a high-quality mix of three Perennial ryegrass varieties bred with resistance to gray leaf spot and improved drought tolerance. Its dark green colour makes it an ideal choice for golf courses and sports fields, as well as home lawns, and professional landscaping. Its drought tolerance and fast establishment also make it a great choice where you need a high-quality overseeding.
ProSelect® Renovator Light is a blend of fast-establishing Perennial ryegrasses. It’s hard-wearing, making it perfectly suited for renovating sports turf, lawns, and landscaping areas. Light to mid green in colour, this blend is ideal if you don’t want new grass to stand out among existing turf. What’s more, ProSelect Renovator Light® offers great recovery and resistance to diseases such as lawn rust and fusarium.
ProSelect® Renovator TRT combines all the qualities of the acclaimed Renovator 3GLSD, but enhanced with Torsion TRT Perennial ryegrass – for even greater self-repairing qualities. With lateral spreading and a high density as it grows, Torsion adds something really special to this new blend.
ProSelect® Rhizome Max is a seed blend with excellent root-binding qualities. And it’s all thanks to the speedy growth of the Kentucky bluegrass varieties. This makes Rhizome Max suitable for sports fields that you need to withstand intensive winter and summer use. Rhizome Max consists of two fine-leaved Perennial ryegrasses and two Kentucky bluegrass varieties – one being Heatmaster. This hybrid type is known for its very rapid germination in as little as 8 to 10 days under the right conditions. It’s also distinctive thanks to its intense shoot formation and high tolerance to drought.
ProSelect® Speed Germ is a low-temperature germinating, mid-green Perennial ryegrass blend. In breeders trials, Agreement and Greeplanet perennial ryegrass consistently germinated at low temperatures better than other leading varieties. While we know that there is no magic solution, having specialist varieties that are able to germinate at lower temperatures can really help generate pitch recovery above more highly rated non-specialist cultivars. Vermillion also delivers excellent turf performance and disease tolerance, particularly Leaf spot, which is exactly what is needed when your pitch is under pressure. Speed Germ helps you maintain grass cover as part of an ongoing over-seeding programme. The seed is further enhanced with ZipSeed treatment of zinc and amino acids to provide an extra boost to seedlings in stressed conditions.
ProSelect® Sport Plus is a mixture for sports fields, highly suitable for both new seeding and overseeding. The fine-leaved Perennial ryegrasses and Kentucky bluegrass hybrid is coated with ICL Smart Start, helping the Bluegrass germinate and establish roots rapidly. The 30% Bluegrass component ensures new fields start out strong and dense. Then in no time, you’ll get a well-rooted sward that’s dark green year-round, with excellent recovery and drought tolerance.
Sport TRT is a 100% perennial ryegrass blend adaptable to multi-use and varied management.
ProSelect® Stadium Plus is a blend specifically developed for lawns and sports training grounds under heavy traffic. Taking the excellent characteristics of the perennial ryegrass varieties in Proselect Renovator 3GLSD, plus the inclusion of Heatmaster hybrid bluegrass, creates an extremely durable sport surface. The mixture has a stunning appearance with intense colour, facilitated by the blends all-round disease tolerance and use of high purity seed lots.
ProSelect® Strong has been specially developed based on tall fescues, to create superior sports fields and lawns that are often under high stress and face extreme conditions such as high temperatures, high salinity, minimal water, or excessive moisture.
ProSelect® Thermal Force is a unique blend providing excellent performance in hot areas with limited rainfall or irrigation. All the varieties used in Thermal Force boast excellent purity and germination and have been bred specifically to tolerate heat and drought. The mixture creates a very dense surface that’s dark green all year round and thrives well in shaded areas too. Thermal Force is a favourite of sod growers thanks to its extensive and intense root growth.
Looking for a smooth transition between cool and warm season grasses on your fairway or sports field when the higher summer temperatures hit? ProSelect® Transition is the perfect mix of annual and perennial ryegrasses that are similar in colour to help blend into Bermuda grass. Breakout annual ryegrass establish rapidly in the cool season, while Agreement creates greater density to help keep weeds at bay.
ProSelect® Classic is an all-purpose seed mixture for golf tees, fairways, outfield and landscaping, thanks to its ability to withstand intensive wear and recover. It consists of medium-green varieties, with a fine leaf appearance and very dense sward. It offers excellent disease resistance, so you can maintain a beautiful, medium green colour year-round.
ProSelect® Fairway Fescue is ICL’s premium fairway blend ideal for overseeding. You can use it on soils with a high salt content such as links courses. Fairway Fescue gives you all the benefits of being low-growing, low-maintenance and suited to shaded areas. It has good drought tolerance, is disease-resistant, and provides a high shoot density with fine-leaved appearance.
A ProSelect® Fescue Greens is a flagship product that is ideal for both golf and bowling greens and fine lawns. It boasts incredible shade tolerance and excellent salt and wear tolerance. It’s the winning choice for luscious greens.
If you’re renovating greens or sowing new close-mown areas, ProSelect® Fine Turf 1 is just the ticket. This 100% Agrostis stolonifera seed blend combines the strengths of outstanding all-round tolerance to all the maor greens diseases by using some of the best varieties available from the NTEP listings. Fine Turf 1 creates visually appealing turf with superb year-round colour, shoot density, and leaf texture. It’s the choice of pros who want to turf that stands out in terms of health, lusciousness and colour.
ProSelect® Greens 80/20 is a fescue and bent grass seed mixture. With 80% slender creeping red/chewings fescue and 20% browntop bent, it delivers a dense turf with tremendous visual quality for golf and bowling greens, plus a stunning winter color to round it off.
Premium Pitch establishes a dense, hard-wearing blend of perennial ryegrasses, providing top performance for high quality stadia, sports fields and racecourses.
Only the most elegant yet sturdiest grass will do for your golf course. ProSelect® Tees/Fairways/Outfield is a low-maintenance fescue and ryegrass blend that delivers a fine, dense sward with excellent visual merit and high wear resistance. Perfect for tees, fairways, outfields, and lawns.