PGG Wrightson Turf is part of PGG Wrightson Seeds Ltd, Australasia's largest proprietary seed business.
PGG Wrightson Turf has been breeding turfgrass seed specifically for the Australasian environment for over 30 years and has established itself as an innovative market leader in turfgrass breeding, and turf research and evaluation. Our aim is to supply Australasian Turf Managers with high performance turfgrass solutions for the unique challenges faced by the Australasian turf industry.
PGG Wrightson Turf operates its own turfgrass breeding and product evaluation programme based from our research facility, Kimihia Research Centre on the outskirts of Christchurch, which is supported by additional trial sites throughout Australasia. We also supply the professional turf market in New Zealand with world leading non-seed products such as fertilisers, pesticides, line markers, machinery and mulch products, many of which have also been evaluated at Kimihia Research Centre.
Products sold by PGG Wrightson Turf undergo a rigorous testing and screening process from our local and international research partners, including STRI UK, NTEP USA, ANTEP Australia, University of Sydney turfgrass programme, and NZSTI New Zealand. This ultimately enables us to provide our customers with turf solutions that are tailored to meet their specific requirements.
PGG Wrightson Turf has invested heavily into the New Zealand sports turf industry and built a strong technical sales team that is backed by our scientific research group who ensure the right selection for your specific requirements. We can provide services for golf courses, sportsfields, racecourses and bowls.
PGG Wrightson Turf are leading suppliers of hydromulching products and additives for slope stabilisation and erosion control. Our extensive product range includes a range of undersown low mow orchard and vineyard products through to our ground-breaking new grass range AVANEX® which contains avian deterrent technology.
Our team have a wealth of experience in managing potentially challenging turf related issues and can assist you in finding the best hydromulching products and additives for your situation.
Landscape grass blends include attractive fine textured fescues and browntops to coarser tall fescues and ryegrasses; PGG Wrightson Turf have blends which incorporate some or all of these grass types. These range from fast establishing grasses with winter activity to warm season drought tolerant seeded options for summer persistence.
We can assist you from the planning stage of turfgrass selection right through to your seasonal management plans, and our team have a wealth of experience in managing potentially challenging turf related issues.