Cornfield Annuals Mixture

Ref: mixann

This spring sown mixture is a fast growing, wildflower blend that shows results in the summer months of the same year. The wildflowers in this mix, if managed correctly can shed their seed to produce wildflowers again the following year. But to show the best result, reseeding the area annually is recommended. Please note that this mixture attracts VAT which will be added on at checkout.The sowing rate for this mixture is variable depending on the size of the area to cover, a full rate of 10 kgs per acre will give a vivid and bright, eye catching display of colour, however more economical rates can be sown at several kilos per acre to give an attractive splash of colour. This mix is not currently available to buy on line due to seed shortages, please call to discuss.

Persistence (0-10 Years)
               

Contents per Kg%kg
Cornflower45.00.450
Corn Marigold23.00.230
certified HEUSERS OSTSAAT crimson clover5.00.050
certified alsike clover12.50.125
certified birdsfoot trefoil12.50.125
certified Gorby persian clover2.00.020

£59.33 / Kg

Sowing rate: 6.0kg/acre (15.0kg/ha)

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Legume

Alsike Clover

Alsike clover is a short term perennial that fixes nitrogen. It is a true clover, not a hybrid as the name suggests. Compared to many annual clovers it can be the slowest to flower after a spring sowing.

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Legume

Birdsfoot Trefoil

Birdsfoot Trefoil is a legume, it grows from a basal crown, with numerous stems that can vary from prostrate to erect in growth habit. In some parts of the country it is called the 'eggs and bacon' plant.

Birdsfoot Trefoil Species Guide  Buy Birdsfoot Trefoil Straight

Legume

Crimson Clover

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

Crimson Clover Species Guide  Buy Crimson Clover Straight

Legume

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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