Gulf Annual Ryegrass
Gulf Annual Ryegrass is a very quick establishing annual grass (germination time is 7 – 10 days) high in palatability and nutrition.
Gulf provides high yields of palatable, nutritious forage in pasture, grass hay mixes and as a provider of soil organic matter and structure to hold soils due its long root system.
Gulf has a multitude of other uses for which all are extremely beneficial to many different types of production.
Gulf Annual Ryegrass is used for erosion control as it comes up quickly, covers the ground profusely, and has a long root system to hold the soil.
Gulf can also be used as a lawn mix component which acts as a starter that will quickly establish and hold the soil while permanent turf is being established.
Gulf also captures nitrogen, making it a beneficial component to better the soil and retain moisture for the longevity of fields.
Gulf makes a quick, nutritious grass that can be grazed or cut planted by itself and is a great companion to other grasses and legumes.
Plant at 1/4″ depth. Gulf can be spring or early fall seeded, frost-seeded, broadcast or drilled.
Annual ryegrasses like moist, fertile soils and will respond to liberal applications of nitrogen.