Minimal Maintenance – High Disease Resistance

Manhattan 5 GLR is a hardy Turf Type Perennial Ryegrass, ideal for golf courses and sports fields needing a “medium maintenance” turfgrass.

Highly tolerant of salinity soils, Manhattan 5 GLR is an excellent choice, particularly in coastal areas.

This remarkable turfgrass from TMI is resistant to Gray Leaf Spot, High Stem Rust, and has high endophyte content, maximizing limited treatments.

Manhattan 5 GLR is one of the high-quality seeds produced by the Manhattan Ryegrass Growers Association, and has continued the tradition of outstanding performance of this breeding program.

In two independent trials, Manhattan 5 GLR earned top performance among Perennial Ryegrasses for Gray Leaf Spot resistance!

Gray Leaf Spot Resistance Trials


Independent testing also showed Manhattan 5 GLR to be highly resistant to Stem Rust –with no fungicide applications!

Testing for salt tolerance demonstrated mean germination rates in Perennial Ryegrass in a laboratory trial. After 13 days, Manhattan 5 GLR had the highest rate of germination of more than 10 competing seed products!

Another benefit of Manhattan 5 GLR is that this grass seed is TWCA qualified, and part of the water-saving Aqua Wise® program of TMI.

Call your Turf Merchants representative about this dark green, fine texture cultivar that provides excellent yield at competitive prices!


Manhattan 5 GLR is a Blue Tag certified grass seed ideal for sports field and golf applications, including new seeding and overseeding.

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