Swansea City Training Ground

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Swansea City already use Maxstim at the Liberty Stadium, having achieved such great results decided to use it as part of an ongoing maintenance programme on their training pitches. On the16th June, 30L of Maxstim per pitch was applied before seeding with a second application of 30L per hectare once 9 days old. After just 14 days the pitches had 98% sward coverage, with a healthy, green plant which showing a 14cm root with significant root mass. After such a short time it was clear Maxstim would help the pitches to cope with stress and deliver quicker recovery times.

In just 14 days:

  • Accelerated seed germination, only 4 days
  • Healthy, green rigid plants
  • Significant root mass giving a sturdier, more stable playing surface
  • 98% sward coverage

Product: Maxstim for Professional Sports Turf

Where: Swansea City, Training Grounds

Time: July 2016

Application rate: 30L per pitch prior to seeding followed by 30L per hectare after 9 days

Swansea City AFC pitch before it was seeded
Pitch – pre seeding

Grass seeds on a white table surface with a tag line of 'From seed to 14cm core in 14 days'
From seed

A close up of the healthy green turf grown at Swansea City AFC
98% sward after 14 days

An example of the improved root structure at Swansea City FC with a tape measure to demonstrate the 14cm root density
Seed to 14cm – denser roots

Close up of the thick and healthy Swansea City AFC pitch turf after being treated with Maxstim biostimulants for 27 days
Complete vibrant coverage after 27 days

Shoots of grass from Swansea City AFC pitch showing impressive root structure
Impressive root mass

“I love the Maxstim product! It does so much and all from one bottle. It gives me great roots, vibrant healthy plants with great sward and colour. The pitches cope really well with stress and recover very quickly.”

Anthony Harry, Head Groundsman – Swansea Training Ground

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