- any of several grasses of the genus Agrostis having reddish panicles, as A. gigantea, widely cultivated for lawns and pasturage.
Origin of redtop
Examples from the Web for redtop
Historical Examples of redtop
Timothy and redtop and witch-grass are the very children of olus.In the Open
Stanton Davis Kirkham
Some other grasses may also be added under certain conditions, or substituted for timothy or redtop.Clovers and How to Grow Them
In the Southern states a good meadow or pasture can be made of orchard grass, red clover, and redtop.
In New England, timothy, red clover, and redtop are generally used for the mowing crop.
Soils that produce sorrel and redtop when red clover and timothy are sown need drainage or liming or both.The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know
Thomas Forsyth Hunt