Westerwold Ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum west.)

 
Annual Species
Contains annual plants which usually die once they have flowered. Most annuals establish and set seed in the same year.
 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
 
Grass Only
Intensive production for maximum yield of forage with high nitrogen applications.
Ref: WW. This annual form of ryegrass is very fast to establish. It is the only grass to produce a stem and seed head from a spring sowing making it good for the production of hay for horses. A very good N Lifter, it is very quick to make a large root mass making it suitable as a green manure. It is a cheaper alternative to cereal rye making it very popular. Used on its own or as a companion to N-fixing vetch. More details...
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Sowing rate: 14.0kg/acre (35.0kg/ha)

£2.70 / kg

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Westerwold Ryegrass ORGANIC (Lolium multiflorum west.)

 
Annual Species
Contains annual plants which usually die once they have flowered. Most annuals establish and set seed in the same year.
 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
 
Grass Only
Intensive production for maximum yield of forage with high nitrogen applications.
Ref: WESTER. This annual form of ryegrass is very fast to establish. It is the only grass to produce a stem and seed head from a spring sowing making it good for the production of hay for horses. A very good N Lifter, it is very quick to make a large root mass making it suitable as a green manure. It is a cheaper alternative to cereal rye making it very popular. Used on its own or as a companion to N-fixing vetch. More details...
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Sowing rate: 14.0kg/acre (35.0kg/ha)

£4.60 / kg

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Italian Ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum)

 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
 
Grass Only
Intensive production for maximum yield of forage with high nitrogen applications.
Ref: IRTET. This is a short lived grass lasting for two years. It is very high yielding and reliably provides up to 18t DM per hectare on soils that suit it. (All ryegrasses yield less on light soils, especially in low rainfall areas.) It has a very open growth habit with fewer tillers than other grasses. It is therefore better suited to cutting than grazing. More details...
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Sowing rate: 14.0kg/acre (35.0kg/ha)

£2.76 / kg

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Italian Ryegrass ORGANIC (Lolium multiflorum)

 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
 
Grass Only
Intensive production for maximum yield of forage with high nitrogen applications.
Ref: IRGENO. This is a short lived grass lasting for two years. It is very high yielding and reliably provides up to 18t DM per hectare on soils that suit it. (All ryegrasses yield less on light soils, especially in low rainfall areas.) It has a very open growth habit with fewer tillers than other grasses. It is therefore better suited to cutting than grazing. More details...
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Sowing rate: 14.0kg/acre (35.0kg/ha)

£4.60 / kg

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Festulolium (Festulolium)

 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
 
Grass Only
Intensive production for maximum yield of forage with high nitrogen applications.
Ref: FEST. A recent development in plant breeding has produced this natural hybridisation of ryegrass and fescue, combining the stress resistant genes of fescue with the bulky yield of ryegrass, improving drought resistance with high yield. More details...
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Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 14.0kg/acre (35.0kg/ha)

£3.00 / kg

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Hybrid Ryegrass (Lolium x hybridum hasskn)

 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
 
Grass Only
Intensive production for maximum yield of forage with high nitrogen applications.
Ref: HYBRIDRG. This ryegrass species combines the longer persistance of perennial ryegrass with the high yield of Italian ryegrass, it can be relied upon for upto 4 years and provides superior grazing to Italian ryegrass swards. More details...
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Sowing rate: 14.0kg/acre (35.0kg/ha)

£3.70 / kg

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Hybrid Ryegrass ORGANIC (Lolium hybridum x hasskn)

 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
 
Grass Only
Intensive production for maximum yield of forage with high nitrogen applications.
Ref: HYBRIDRGO. This ryegrass species combines the longer persistance of perennial ryegrass with the high yield of Italian ryegrass, it can be relied upon for upto 4 years and provides superior grazing to Italian ryegrass swards. Out of Stock - Derogation required More details...
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Sowing rate: 14.0kg/acre (35.0kg/ha)

£6.20 / kg

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Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium perenne)

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
 
Grass Only
Intensive production for maximum yield of forage with high nitrogen applications.
Ref: IP. Perennial ryegrass lasts around 5 years which is considerably longer than the higher yielding Italian and westerwolds ryegrasses. It yields around 13t DM per hectare, it is flexible in use because it can be grazed or cut. It may be made into silage, haylage or hay later in the season. Intermediate varieties generally head around the 3rd and 4th week of May. More details...
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Sowing rate: 12.0kg/acre (30.0kg/ha)

£4.65 / kg

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Perennial Ryegrass ORGANIC

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
 
Grass Only
Intensive production for maximum yield of forage with high nitrogen applications.
Ref: IPO. Perennial ryegrass lasts around 5 years which is considerably longer than the higher yielding Italian and westerwolds ryegrasses. It yields around 13t DM per hectare, it is flexible in use because it can be grazed or cut. It may be made into silage, haylage or hay later in the season. Intermediate varieties generally head around the 3rd and 4th week of May. More details...
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Sowing rate: 12.0kg/acre (30.0kg/ha)

£5.85 / kg

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Dwarf / Turf Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium perenne)

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
 
Mowing Height Low
Contains grasses that can be mown low to the ground once established. For producing a very fine turf for good quality mowers.
Ref: DWARF. Dwarf ryegrass is a specifically bred strain of perennial ryegrass, selected for its shorter growth habit and its ability to produce more tillers and subsequently a thicker sward than standard ryegrasses. Dwarf ryegrass is primarily used in lawn and amenity mixtures where short growing species are preferable. More details...
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Sowing rate: 280.0kg/acre (700.0kg/ha)

£4.25 / kg

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Cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata)

 
Drought Tolerant
Contains deep rooted plants. Grows better in dry weather than shallow rooted species. Massively improves soil structure.
 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
Ref: CF. This well-known perennial grows early in the spring and has a comprehensive root structure travelling to depth and therefore thrives on light, free-draining soil. It is equally at home on soils prone to flooding. Cocksfoot harbours insects and is a good choice for this reason. Due to its dominance in the sward, it is best to restrict its usage in mixes. It is palatable when grazed frequently. More details...
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Sowing rate: 8.0kg/acre (20.0kg/ha)

£5.55 / kg

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Cocksfoot ORGANIC (Dactylis glomerata)

 
Drought Tolerant
Contains deep rooted plants. Grows better in dry weather than shallow rooted species. Massively improves soil structure.
 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
Ref: COCKO. This well-known perennial grows early in the spring and has a comprehensive root structure travelling to depth and therefore thrives on light, free-draining soil. It is equally at home on soils prone to flooding. Cocksfoot harbours insects and is a good choice for this reason. Due to its dominance in the sward, it is best to restrict its usage in mixes. It is palatable when grazed frequently. Out of Stock - Derogation required More details...
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Sowing rate: 8.0kg/acre (20.0kg/ha)

£7.50 / kg

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Timothy (Phleum pratensis)

 
Drought Tolerant
Contains deep rooted plants. Grows better in dry weather than shallow rooted species. Massively improves soil structure.
 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: TIMOTHY. One of the most important and flexible species which is used both environmentally and agriculturally. It will grow abundantly on heavy ground and, although it only has a shallow root structure, it still persists well on lighter land in dry years. Timothy is a very persistent and hardy grass, free of disease. It is palatable to most classes of stock. More details...
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Sowing rate: 8.0kg/acre (20.0kg/ha)

£5.35 / kg

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Timothy ORGANIC (Phleum pratensis)

 
Drought Tolerant
Contains deep rooted plants. Grows better in dry weather than shallow rooted species. Massively improves soil structure.
 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: TIMO. One of the most important and flexible species which is used both environmentally and agriculturally. It will grow abundantly on heavy ground and, although it only has a shallow root structure, it still persists well on lighter land in dry years. Timothy is a very persistent and hardy grass, free of disease. It is palatable to most classes of stock. More details...
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Sowing rate: 8.0kg/acre (20.0kg/ha)

£7.15 / kg

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Smaller Catstail / Small Timothy (Phleum bertolonii)

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: CATSTAIL. Smaller catstail, also know as small timothy,is shorter and less dominant than its biggerrelative timothy. It is typically used in environmental mixtures where the smaller, less vigourous species are required. More details...
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Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 8.0kg/acre (20.0kg/ha)

£9.95 / kg

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Meadow Fescue (Festuca pratensis)

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: MF. When sown with non-aggressive grasses this fescue can form beneficial tussocks. It is one of the larger fescues and is a valuable grazing grass which can also be made into hay. It will grow on nearly all soils ranging from light, brashy types to stiff clays (500,000 seeds per kg). More details...
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Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£5.05 / kg

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Meadow Fescue ORGANIC (Festuca pra./Schedonorus pra.)

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: MFO. When sown with non aggressive grasses this fescue can form beneficial tussocks. It is one of the larger fescues and is a valuable grazing grass which can also be made into hay. It will grow on nearly all soils ranging from light, brashy types to stiff clays (500,000 seeds per kg).Out of Stock - Derogation required More details...
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Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£8.35 / kg

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Slender Creeping Red Fescue (Festuca rubra litoralis)

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
 
Mowing Height Low
Contains grasses that can be mown low to the ground once established. For producing a very fine turf for good quality mowers.
Ref: SCRF. Slender creeping red fescue, as the name suggests, is a finer leaved relative of creeping red fescue and for this reason is commonly used in lawn mixtures. This attractive grass has good wear tolerance and is quick to establish. More details...
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Sowing rate: 30.0kg/acre (75.0kg/ha)

£5.75 / kg

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Sweet Vernal Grass (Anthoxanthum odoratum)

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: SWEETVER. An early flowering grass, strongly scented with coumarin, often found in old pastures and meadows. At one time it was included in seed mixtures as its scent was evident in hay but, as it has a high proportion of stem to leaf, it is unpalatable to stock. It is anattractive grass but seed is a little expensive so it is usually included at a low percentage in seed mixtures. More details...
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Sowing rate: 8.0kg/acre (20.0kg/ha)

£59.95 / kg

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Smooth Stalked Meadow Grass (Poa pratensis)

 
Drought Tolerant
Contains deep rooted plants. Grows better in dry weather than shallow rooted species. Massively improves soil structure.
 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: SSMG. This perennial has creeping rhizomes and is particularly drought resistant. It can be found readily throughout the UK, particularly on lighter soils. It should not be late sown in the autumn as it is slow to establish. It is early to grow in the spring and once topped or cut it tends not to re-flower so aftermath growth is leafy. More details...
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Sowing rate: 25.0kg/acre (62.5kg/ha)

£5.95 / kg

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Crested Dogstail (Cynosurus cristatus)

 
Drought Tolerant
Contains deep rooted plants. Grows better in dry weather than shallow rooted species. Massively improves soil structure.
 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: DOGSTAIL. Formerly a grazing grass, this compact, tufted perennial is found in abundance in sheep pastures. It is non-aggressive and grows late into the season when other grasses are giving up. It grows in most areas but is found naturally on dry soils. Clays support this grass, and usually finds its way into most pastures. It has good winter greenness but can produce wiry stems if left unmown or ungrazed. More details...
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Sowing rate: 12.0kg/acre (30.0kg/ha)

£9.15 / kg

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Sheeps Fescue (Festuca ovina)

 
Drought Tolerant
Contains deep rooted plants. Grows better in dry weather than shallow rooted species. Massively improves soil structure.
 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
 
Mowing Height Low
Contains grasses that can be mown low to the ground once established. For producing a very fine turf for good quality mowers.
Ref: SHEEPFES. The finest leaved and least aggressive fescue which allows other delicate species room to establish. It only grows to 6 - 10 and is very hardy and can be found in all areas of the UK. Although it provides only low levels of production, the forage it produces is of reasonable quality. It will grow on most soils and tolerates low fertility situations (1,200,000 seeds per kg). More details...
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Sowing rate: 35.0kg/acre (87.5kg/ha)

£4.25 / kg

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Creeping Red Fescue (Festuca rubra rubra)

 
Drought Tolerant
Contains deep rooted plants. Grows better in dry weather than shallow rooted species. Massively improves soil structure.
 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: CRF. This common grass, has creeping roots which enable it to remain green in dry times. Pastures can benefit from this grass as it makes a good bottom. This can be a disadvantage as it can stifle more delicate species. An alternative fescue, such as sheeps, red or slender creeping red will allow the development of finer species. More details...
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Sowing rate: 30.0kg/acre (75.0kg/ha)

£5.75 / kg

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Creeping Red Fecue ORGANIC (Festuca rubra rubra)

 
Drought Tolerant
Contains deep rooted plants. Grows better in dry weather than shallow rooted species. Massively improves soil structure.
 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: CRFORG. This common grass, has creeping roots which enable it to remain green in dry times. Pastures can benefit from this grass as it makes a good bottom. This can be a disadvantage as it can stifle more delicate species. An alternative fescue, such as sheeps, red or slender creeping red will allow the development of finer species. More details...
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Sowing rate: 30.0kg/acre (75.0kg/ha)

£7.15 / kg

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Red Fescue / Chewings Fescue (Festuca rubra commutata)

 
Drought Tolerant
Contains deep rooted plants. Grows better in dry weather than shallow rooted species. Massively improves soil structure.
 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: RF. Also known as chewings fescue, this fine leaved, tufted grass is distinguished from creeping red fescue by its absence of creeping rhizomes. It tolerates drought well and can be easily found on well-drained, gravelly, chalky and sandy soils in the south. It forms a dense turf and is one of the main species used with bentgrass to form lawns. It offers few agricultural benefits (1,000,000 seeds per kg). More details...
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Sowing rate: 25.0kg/acre (62.5kg/ha)

£5.35 / kg

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Meadow Foxtail (Alopecurus pratensis)

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: FOXTAIL. A tufted perennial which is widespread throughout the British Isles. It is commonly found in lowland areas, particularly in river meadows. It is nutritious and palatable to stock and is one of the first grasses to flower in the spring. In cases where hay making is possible, it makes a useful contribution to yields. It is a difficult species to produce seed from and this is reflected in the price. More details...
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Sowing rate: 12.0kg/acre (30.0kg/ha)

£33.85 / kg

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Bentgrass - Highland- (Agrostis capillaris)

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: BENTGRASS. This delicately flowered grass has been included in the majority of agri-environmental schemes. It has a tiny seed and only needs including in mixtures at low levels. It is a creeping grass and, although it has little agricultural value, it is a very common species in old grasslands. It is adaptable to most soils and is drought tolerant (10,000,000 seeds per kg). More details...
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Sowing rate: 1.0kg/acre (2.5kg/ha)

£10.15 / kg

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Rough Stalked Meadow Grass

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: RSMG. Rough stalk meadow grass is a very common species throughout the UK and Europe. It can be found in lowland pastures, river meadows and waste ground. Recognisable from its tufted habit and erect culms. It is generally leafy towards the base, and will fill out the bottom of the sward as it tolerates partial shading. More details...
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Sowing rate: 8.0kg/acre (20.0kg/ha)

£6.35 / kg

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Quaking Grass (Briza media)

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: QUAKING. A loosely tufted, dark green perennial, tolerant of shade and therefore often found in glades, woods and semi shaded hedgerows. More details...
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Sowing rate: 30.0kg/acre (75.0kg/ha)

£86.00 / kg

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Tufted Hairgrass (Dechampsia caespitosa)

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: HAIRGRASS. A notably tall, tufted perennial as it reaches maturity. The rich green, ribbed leaves and prominent panicle make it an eye catching addition to gardens. More details...
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Sowing rate: 20.0kg/acre (50.0kg/ha)

£21.30 / kg

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Wood Meadow Grass (Poa nemoralis)

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: WOOD. A loosely tufted, dark green perennial, tolerant of shade and therefore often found in glades, woods and semi shaded hedgerows. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 20.0kg/acre (50.0kg/ha)

£20.70 / kg

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Yorkshire Fog (Holcus lanatus)

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
Ref: YORKFOG. A very common species found throughout the UK and Europe, it is very decorative when in flower, but generally in agricultural situations it is thought of as a weed grass. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 20.0kg/acre (50.0kg/ha)

£20.00 / kg

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Canary Grass (Phalaris aquatica)

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
 
Winter Hardy
Once properly established plants in this mix usually tolerate a typical British winter.
Ref: CANAQU. This perennial grass is drilled in wide rows (60-90cm) and takes a year or so to become established. From the second year the seed heads will reach two metres and the crop can usually be relied upon for 10 years. Good for pheasants and partridges as well as linnets and wrens. Sow in May. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 3.0kg/acre (7.5kg/ha)

£18.35 / kg

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Japanese Reed Millet (Echinochloa esculenta)

 
Annual Species
Contains annual plants which usually die once they have flowered. Most annuals establish and set seed in the same year.
 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
Ref: JAPREED. Japanese Reed Millet (often known as Tanka) is a stronger, reasonably hardy millet, used promarily for cover and holding up other millet species, rather than a food source. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£6.00 / kg

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Reed Canary Grass (Phalaris arundinacea)

 
Persistent Plants
Perennial species which survive for several or many years, saving money on establishment costs.
 
Slow Growing
Slower to establish but require much less maintenance and management.
 
Winter Hardy
Once properly established plants in this mix usually tolerate a typical British winter.
Ref: REEDCAN. Grows taller than Canary grass and is more suitable to northern climates because it tolerates extreme cold weather. Reed Canary grass can be slow to establish, sometimes taking up to two years but it will tolerate a wide range of soil types. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 3.0kg/acre (7.5kg/ha)

£29.35 / kg

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White Millet (Panicum miliaceum)

 
Annual Species
Contains annual plants which usually die once they have flowered. Most annuals establish and set seed in the same year.
 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
 
Farmland Bird
Produces autumn and winter food for seed eating birds.
Ref: WMILLET. Highly recommended for its feed attributes. Millet is seldom sown on its own, however sown with maize or kale, results can be excellent. One method is to plant maize in the usual wide rows and then to drill or broadcast millet in blocks at right angles to the maize. This will ensure a steady release of birds. Sow during April and May. (Please note, the above picture is a Millet / Maize mixture) More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£2.75 / kg

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Red Millet (Panicum miliaceum)

 
Annual Species
Contains annual plants which usually die once they have flowered. Most annuals establish and set seed in the same year.
 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
 
Farmland Bird
Produces autumn and winter food for seed eating birds.
Ref: RMILLET. Red millet has very similar attributes to its relative, white millet. Millet is seldom sown on its own, however sown with maize or kale, results can be excellent. One method is to plant maize in the usual wide rows and then to drill or broadcast millet in blocks at right angles to the maize. This will ensure a steady release of birds. Sow during April and May. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£2.75 / kg

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