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Equine Pasture Over-Seeding Mix No Ryegrass 70% Organic

Ref: MIXEQSORG

This mixture is adapted from our Equine Pasture mix, it uses traditional, non ryegrass species, ideal for fields that need patching up when a non ryegrass mixture is preferred. These traditional species are long lasting but will take longer to establish initially, care should be taken to prepare the ground thoroughly, by grazing or cutting the existing sward, then harrowing well before sowing and roll after sowing.

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

Contents per Acre%kg
certified GRINSTADT ORGANIC timothy17.51.75
certified PARDUS meadow fescue27.52.75
certified MINTO ORGANIC meadow fescue25.02.50
certified GONDOLIN ORGANIC creeping red fescue27.52.75
certified EVORA smooth stalked meadow grass2.50.25
Units AcHaKg

£67.60 / Acre

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

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Grass

Creeping Red Fescue

Often known as Strong Red Fescue, this common grass, as its name implies, has creeping rhizomes . It has a more vigorous creeping habit than some similar species which can help to create a dense, hardwearing turf or sward. These shallow creeping roots help it to remain green even in drier soils.

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Grass

Meadow Fescue

One of the larger fescues this is a valuable grazing grass which can also be made into hay. Recent thinking has altered the Latin so that the flat leaved fescues (meadow fescue and tall fescue) have been given their own genus, separate from the finer leaved fescues.

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Grass

Smooth Stalked Meadow Grass

Found throughout the UK in meadows and traditional pastures. It is said to be one of the greenest grasses found growing in the early spring, and is an indicator of land that is well drained and in good heart. The species itself is palatable, and nutritional to livestock, often called one of the traditional 'sweet grasses'.

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Grass

Timothy

Possibly the most important and flexible grass species which is used both environmentally and agriculturally. It is a very common species found in pasture throughout the UK. It retains its verdure longer than most grasses and although similar to smaller cats tail, it is larger in size with wider leaves and a longer spike like panicle.

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