Preferred Seed

Preferred Seed, Preferred Results

Kentucky Bluegrass

Wild Horse Kentucky Bluegrass



WILD HORSE trounces the old workhorses! At a germination test-run at AgriSeed in March  of  2005, Wild Horse had a 93% germination rate after  10 days compared to Moonshine at 61%, Kenblue at 58%, Sonic at 71% and Blue Angel at 57%


At a test-run at Seed Technology in April 2005, Wild Horse had a 74% germination rate after 10 days while Kenblue was at 43%, Shamrock was at 33%, Famous at 42%, Abbey at 54% and Blue Angel at 9%.


WILD HORSE has also done very well in Turf Trials. At a trial seeding in  Adelphia, NJ, in August of 1999, Wild horse had the highest spring green-up ratings in the trial, taken in April 2003 out of 165 varieties in the trial.  It  showed improved stripe smut resistance ratings. It had an average turf quality rating of 5.4 for 2000-2003 compared to varieties such as Brooklawn and Lakeshore at 5.3, Baritia, Nustar, and Serene at 5.2, Bordeaux at 5.1, Shamrock at 5.0, Touchdown, and Nublue at 4.7


Agronomic Characteristics

  • Rich, green color, even under low-cut maintenance
  • Rapid germination
  • Excellent disease resistance
  • Medium leaf texture
  • High tiller density
  • Very responsive to nitrogen
  • Ability to withstand low mowing
  • Aggressive, vigorous, good spreading
  • Good Spring green-up

Product Specifications

Release Date: 10/07/09

Site Information

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Buffalo, NY 14227
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