Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum)

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
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: BUCKWHEAT. Buckwheat is an annual that grows very quickly.  It should be sown between April and June.  It is not frost hardy but is good at scavenging phosphate from the soil.  It is a weed supressor, but not a nitrgoen fixer. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
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Sowing rate: 20.0kg/acre (50.0kg/ha)

£3.75 / kg

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Buckwheat ORGANIC (Fagopyrum esculentum)

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
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: BUCKWHEATO. Buckwheat is an annual that grows very quickly.  It should be sown between April and June.  It is not frost hardy but is good at scavenging phosphate from the soil.  It is a weed supressor, but not a nitrgoen fixer. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Click for Organic

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

£3.75 / kg

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Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
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: SUNFLOWER. Drill after mid April into warm soils. Standard sunflower can reach 2 metres + but there are smaller dwarf varieties available. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
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Sowing rate: 10.0kg/acre (25.0kg/ha)

£4.40 / kg

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Sunflower ORGANIC (Helianthus annuus)

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
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: SUNFLOWERO. Drill after mid April into warm soils. Standard sunflower can reach 2 metres + but there are smaller dwarf varieties available. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Click for Organic

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

£6.15 / kg

BUY
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Phacelia (Phacelia tanacetifolia)

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
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: PHACELIA. N Lifter. Fast to establish summer cover. Large root mass to improve soil. A favourite for insects due to it's high nectar output. Good on light soils. Sow from May. Must be destroyed prior to seeding to avoid volounteers in the following season. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Yield (0-20 T DM/Ha)
                                   
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Click for Organic

Sowing rate: 4.0kg/acre (10.0kg/ha)

£8.90 / kg

BUY
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Phacelia ORGANIC (Phacelia tanatetifolia)

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
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: PHACELIAO. N Lifter. Fast to establish summer cover. Large root mass to improve soil. A favourite for insects due to it's high nectar output. Good on light soils. Sow from May. Must be destroyed prior to seeding to avoid volounteers in the following season. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Yield (0-20 T DM/Ha)
                                   
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     
Click for Organic

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

£9.60 / kg

BUY
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Borage (Borago officinalis)

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
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: BORAGEPO. This species is very attractive to pollinators and other benefical insects, readily re-seeding itself and can grow 50-70 cm in height, it has a particularly long flowering period from June onwards. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

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

£16.50 / kg

BUY
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Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa)

 
Annual Species
Contains annual plants which usually die once they have flowered. Most annuals establish and set seed in the same year.
 
Farmland Bird
Produces autumn and winter food for seed eating birds.
Ref: QUINOA. Most commonly the plant is used as a seed bearing species for game covers and sown wild bird food mixtures under environmental stewardship. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 4.0kg/acre (10.0kg/ha)

£10.35 / kg

BUY
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Linseed (Linum usitatissimum)

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
Annual Species
Contains annual plants which usually die once they have flowered. Most annuals establish and set seed in the same year.
Ref: LINSEED. In the UK linseed can be a crop in its own right, as well as being a component of game cover mixtures and sown over winter wild bird seed mixtures. It is particularly attractive to partridges. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

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

£4.15 / kg

BUY
Units AcHaKg

Possible Game Maize (Zea mays) - measurol treated

 
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: GAMEMAI. A short to medium height maize, it is a strong variety with good resistance to lodging. It has medium maturity (FAO 240) and good early vigour. Maize is one of the most useful game crops providing a source of winter feed. The open bottom of a maize crop draws pheasants and partridges alike. It is best sown during MaySupplied in Acre packs only More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 13.0kg/acre (32.5kg/ha)

£39.00 / Acre

BUY
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Dwarf Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)

 
Annual Species
Contains annual plants which usually die once they have flowered. Most annuals establish and set seed in the same year.
Ref: SORGHUMPO. An excellent windbreak around other crops, it is an annual crop with similar properties to maize. Only available in sealed one acre packs. It is worth noting that sorghum seed is usually treated as standard, so please bear this in mind if ordering for organic farms. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

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

£29.60 / Acre

BUY
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