Spyder LS

General Description

Spyder LS tall fescue is the first cultivator released from Mountain View Seeds Lateral Spread Technology(TM) (LS) research program. The breeding program has selected lines that have increased tillering or rhizome formation, exhibit increased density – particularity under stress, and recuperation traffic, wear or injury. Spyder is dark in colour, vigorous establishment with broad disease resistance, particularly to brown patch. It is drought tolerant and is extremely versatile and has rated highly for medium maintenance, traffic exposure and shade.

Spyder LS is also well suited to sod production.

Agronomic features:
  • Aggressive establishment 

    Faster to establish and crowd out weeds

  • Lateral spread technology

    Self repairing ability

  • Drought tolerant
    Will withstand lower watering regime
  • Dark in colour
    Greater aesthetic quality
  • Resistant to brown patch
    Reduced impact of disease in turf
AREA SUITABILITY
Golf Course – Greens
Golf Course – Tees
Golf Course – Fairways
Golf Course – Roughs Ideal
Parks & Gardens Ideal
Sports fields Suitable
Extensive lawns Ideal
Shaded areas Ideal

Sowing rate

4-5kg/100m2
New seeding application

2-3kg/100m2
Oversowing