Lesco Double Eagle Ryegrass Seed

Dark Green Blend Perfect for Overseeding

  • Premium Blend of Quality Turf-type Perennial Ryegrasses
  • Fine Texture and Fast Germination
  • Perfect Choice for High Traffic Areas
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Lesco's Double Eagle Select Perennial Ryegrass Seed is perfect if you're looking to over seed your lawn this fall. This product is widely used in the south for over seeding over Bermuda grass. It prefers full sun but will grow in partially shaded areas. Perennial Ryegrass has the highest wear tolerance of any cool season grass and can tolerate high traffic areas. Its best adapted to coastal regions that have moderate temperatures throughout the year. Lesco's Double Eagle Select will have your lawn green in no time! Your neighbors will be certain to covet your fine textured rich green lush lawn.

Additional Information

Brand Lesco
Grass Type Mixed
Drought Tolerance Good
Traffic/Wear Tolerance Level High
Grows in Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Directions

Mowing: Mow at 1.5 - 2.5 inches. If used to overseed warm-season grasses, gradually reduce the height of the ryegrass in the spring by mowing it more closely and more often to encourage growth of warm-season grasses as they come out of dormancy.

Fertilizing: Fertilize using 4 lbs. nitrogen/1000 sq. ft. per year during the period of active growth (February - June; October - December).  For best results, use Lesco's Starter Fertilizer 18-24-12

Seeding Rate: Seed at 6 - 9 lbs./1000 sq. ft. Ryegrass seed germinates quickly: 3 - 5 days in moderate temperatures. A rapid turf cover is established within 4 - 8 weeks. Irrigate frequently. Water to a depth of 6 - 12 inches. If used to overseed warm-season grasses, water deeply and less often in the spring to encourage the growth of warm-season grasses coming out of dormancy.

If used in overseeding, first reduce the height of the bermuda grass down to a minimum of .5 inches.  Remove any excess clipping to provice good seed to soil contact for germination.  

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I worked on a golf course it was the best grass seed I have ever used. Came up fast and very green
April 10, 2017
Purchased
6 months ago
Will buy again
Purchased fall 2016 for a cool season lawn. I reapplied every 2-3 weeks for about 6 weeks for even coverage. Makes a nice green lawn for winter. I will do this again this fall.
June 4, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Lesco Double Eagle Ryegrass Seed - 50 lb bag
The Planting Tree shipped the product the same day, and it arrived as scheduled/ The product is a mixture of uncoated ryegrass seeds - not coated seeds as found in many stores. I am happy to write that the seed sprouted within a week, and now I am waiting for the transformation of my lawn.
September 5, 2017
Purchased
1 month ago
Overseeding Lesco Perennial Ryegrass
Excellent grass seed for fall reseeding in Charlotte , NC area. I just put down 40 pounds per 1000 of pelletized lime , fertilized with 18-24-12 and letting the rain soak it all in.. I will post pictures when yard is fully established. I have used Lesco seed before and it germinates quickly when watered and temps are above 60 degrees.
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Janeth helped in answering my questions and this appeared to be the best choice.
KULBIR S B on Aug 25, 2017
Worked on a golf course this seed is the best buy far
gerald s on Apr 2, 2017
Janeth helped in answering my questions and this appeared to be the best choice.
KULBIR S B on Aug 25, 2017
Lesco has outstanding cultivars and fantastic results
DR WILLIAM P on Aug 23, 2017
Worked on a golf course this seed is the best buy far
gerald s on Apr 2, 2017
Recommended by local landscaper
Jacqulyn H on Sep 30, 2016
Lesco has outstanding cultivars and fantastic results
DR WILLIAM P on Aug 23, 2017
Recommended by local landscaper
Jacqulyn H on Sep 30, 2016
I planted a new yard three weeks ago. The grass is coming in really well but it is not full. When should I mow and put down some more seed?
Waffle on Jun 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I spread more seed in 2-3 week intervals for good even coverage. I let the new grass get about 4 inches tall before I mowed it.
Live in Ocean City Md , hot summers , I have lots of trees in area I want to seed , will the ryegrass hold up ?
A shopper on Sep 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You would be better off with the tall fescue select or the sun and shade. The sun and shade has a blue brass blend in it also. The select is only tall fescue.
How long will the grass seed last in the bag?
A shopper on Sep 18, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Once you open the bag it is ideal to use it. We don't recommend trying to store an open bag. You may be able to stretch it if you store in a cool, dry area and seal it well.
Can I plant it in the late spring in Dallas?
Ashok A on May 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We would recommend planting in fall when it cools down.
Can I plant it in the spring in Florida?
A shopper on Feb 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This would not be a good seed for your area
Is this seed good for overseeding bermuda in georgia?
ROBERT M on Oct 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this blend is perfect for that.
I live in New York City what type grass is good for this type of weather?
A shopper on Oct 5, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Double Eagle Ryegrass would do well in NY.
THIS SEED IS IT GOOD FOR CONNECTICUT LAWNS?
A shopper on Oct 4, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This seed grows in zones 3 to 8 and can be used for overseeding in warmer zones so yes it should do well in CT.
what is the percentages of each variety/blend of this seed?
A shopper on Sep 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It contains a blend of 3 of the following: Align, Allaire 3, Allsport 4, Evolution, Notable II, Prototype, Playoff 2, Quicken, or Wayfarer.
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