Burnet Forage Herb (Sanguisorba minor)


Burnet is a perennial forage herb which is commonly mixed with sheeps parsley, yarrow and ribgrass to increase diversity and lift trace elements from deep within the soil profile. It has a high grazing quality and a long season. It is not advised to be sown as a pure stand, but is a healthy addition to grazing pastures.

Persistence (0-10 Years)
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
Cutting Suitability (1-5)

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Sowing rate: 9.0kg/acre (22.5kg/ha)

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Burnet is a forage herb, It is noted for having deep tap roots, which helps it remain green on thin, dry soils. It is also early to grow in the spring, contributing to forage in late March to April.

Burnet Species Guide