Annual Beneficial Insect Mix


A short term mixture that will provide an array of flowering species to attract beneficial insects and pollinators. This mixture can be used in either arable or horticultural situations, across fields or in poly tunnels when a temporary or short term resource is required. It is recommended to sow in mid-spring to provide a flowering cover in the year of sowing.

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

Contents per Acre%kg
certified Panda buckwheat28.62.000
certified crimson clover14.31.000
certified berseem clover14.31.000
certified persian clover14.31.000
commercial balansa clover10.70.750
cerified phacelia2.90.200
Corn Marigold0.70.050
Corn Cockle1.40.100
Units AcHaKg

£64.05 / Acre

Sowing rate: 7.0kg/acre (17.5kg/ha)

Minimum order 1 acre

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Berseem Clover

This is a short term legume also known as Egyptian clover. It provides fast growing biomass and nitrogen fixation when sown in warm soils.

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This is a short term, aggressive weed suppressor. It is good at scavenging for phosphate in the soil, breaking it down and then making it available to subsequent crops after incorporation. It's especially useful in soils that suffer from phosphate lockup. With its quick growth, the plant can establish from seed in 8 - 10 weeks.

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Crimson Clover

An annual legume and true clover, traditionally sown in the south east of England for over-winter sheep keep.

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Persian Clover

A legume species which is widely used across Europe. It is less common in the UK but can be a useful forage plant. This short term annual fixes nitrogen and is capable of rapid growth making it ideal for providing a quick boost to soil fertility where there is a window of 5-9 months. When in flower Persian clover has a particularly pleasing smell.

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Phacelia is a rapidly growing, high biomass plant. It is a nitrogen holder and weed suppressor. Its eye catching purple flowers are particularly good at attracting bees and other beneficial insects.

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