Rio is a top-rated seeded Bermuda grass variety in many key areas of turf performance in the NTEP trials system. This data is further backed up by trials conducted by the University of Pisa where 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. Rated number one for establishment in NTEP trials aided by rapid germination makes Rio and excellent choice for any seeding project. The combination of fine leaf texture, dense growth and dark green color provides turf managers great performance. Additionally, with strong tolerance to leafspot and dollar spot, the requirement for herbicide control is lower than many other leading varieties.
RIO – KEY FEATURES • Great seedling vigor & quick establishment • Certified WaterGuard treated seed • High spring & summer density • Excellent turf quality • Fine leaf texture • Early spring green-up • Outstanding disease tolerance