alpha_tech bulletin Alpha is the first of a new generation of creeping bentgrass, with qualities never before seen in golf turf!
Ranked #1 September and October fall color NTEP putting green trial
- Excellent copper spot resistance, second only to L-93 in NTEP
- Excellent wear tolerance, great for approaches and high traffic areas
- Aggressive, makes visible gains on Poa annua each year with consistent interseeding
Alpha, Agrostis stolonifera is a new generation of creeping bentgrass, with qualities never before seen in golf turf. Great on GREENS, TEES and FAIRWAYS!
- Aggressive against Poa – at Jacklin Seed, every bentgrass strain is tested against Poa annua. If it doesn’t hold up, it doesn’t continue in our program. The plants that went into Alpha excelled at keeping Poa at bay. In fact, they made visible gains against Poa every year.
Alpha provides tournament-quality turf for every golf courses and is forgiving when climate or cultural practices are not ideal.
Retains fall color – in NTEP trials against other commercial and experimental varieties, Alpha was rated #1 in fall color in both September and October.
Seeding Rate: New Seeding: 1-2 lbs. per 1000 ft2
Interseeding: 2-4 lbs. per 1000 ft2