For us turf grass breeding is a passion, a vision. We are currently No. 1 turf grass breeding in
Germany and in leading position on an international scale. DSV is breeding all main cool season
grasses within the Turf business.
Only results of official turf grass trials – mainly the famous STRI – count to describe our
Our varieties are numbered according to their applicability to different end uses, thus Sports,
Lawns and Greens.
The tables can be sorted by various characteristics to find the best cultivar for every
Please identify particular characteristics which are most important for their intended use and
then select cultivars accordingly.
Discover our outstanding portfolio and choose the best varieties to create your perfect
Here you can find all main species for Sports uses with a high tolerance to wear. The trials run
during autumn, winter and end after spring. This trial is characterized by strong regular
wear stress during winter. Mowing height is about 25 mm. The varieties with the highest tolerance
to wear and best results for recovery get the best classification.
Here you can find all main species which are used for lawns, landscaping, and summer sports.
Shoot density, fineness of leaf, slow regrowth and visual merit are the key characteristics to get
good classification in this trial. Mowing height is 15 mm during winter and 10 mm during
Here you can find all main species used for very close mowing, such as golf greens, and bowling
greens. Only very fine turf varieties with highest density are used and require a high maintenance
management to be kept well.