Saint is an improved turf type perennial ryegrass developed by Advanta Seeds Pacific. Saint has a rich green color with excellent turf quality that has exhibited good resistance to brown patch and dollar spot.
Saint is the result of a selection from six maternal lines. The maternal lines were subjected to cycles of selection based on improved genetic color, turf quality, stem rust, leaf texture, and overall appearance and quality.
Saint was evaluated in turf plots with Langlois Enterprises. The test plots are in the southern end of New Jersey, near Salem. Saint’s performance at this location indicated it’s adaptation to the Northeast however Saint would be an excellent choice in any location where turf perennial ryegrasses are utilized.