Dwarf 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: SUNFD. 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)
               
Conventional Only

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

£4.75 / 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)
               
Conventional Only

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

£4.75 / kg

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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)

£2.70 / 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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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)

£9.30 / kg

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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: 4.0kg/acre (10.0kg/ha)

£11.50 / kg

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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)

£16.00 / kg

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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)

£12.40 / kg

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Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

 
Pollen & Nectar Source
This product contains flowering species which are beneficial for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.
 
Drought Tolerant
Contains deep rooted plants. Grows better in dry weather than shallow rooted species. Massively improves soil structure.
 
Medicinal Properties
Plants with high mineral content and anthelmintic (anti-worm) properties to reduce vet and med bills and improve animal health.
 
Fast Establishment
Quick to establish with rapid growth. Very competitive against weeds and fast to recover after cutting/grazing.
Ref: FENNELPO. An easy to establish plant, feathery in apperance with a notable 'aniseed' smell and yellow flowers. Traditionally grown for flavouring a medicinal properties, in the agricultural sector it is used in some game cover mixtures especially to attract partridge. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 5.0kg/acre (12.5kg/ha)

£8.10 / kg

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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)

£4.10 / kg

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Game Maize (Zea mays)

 
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. Specifically chosen for itís early establishment vigour and impressive standing ability, providing robust cover late in the season. This variety will reach 2 metres and has medium to late maturity. If the priority is early cob production over holding cover please contact us for further options. It is best sown during May. Please call for availability. Supplied in Acre packs only More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

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

£42.50 / Acre

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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.
 
Farmland Bird
Produces autumn and winter food for seed eating birds.
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. This is a grain sorghum variety which provides seed for farmland birds. Only available in acre packs More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

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

£36.80 / Acre

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Giant Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)

 
Drought Tolerant
Contains deep rooted plants. Grows better in dry weather than shallow rooted species. Massively improves soil structure.
 
Annual Species
Contains annual plants which usually die once they have flowered. Most annuals establish and set seed in the same year.
Ref: GIANTSORG. Giant Sorghum is the result of a crossing of sorghum and sudan grass, it is a drought resistant, short term annual species, often used for game cover. The plant can reach up to 2 metres in height. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

Sowing rate: 12.0kg/acre (30.0kg/ha)

£3.70 / kg

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White Millet (Panicum miliaceum)

 
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: WMILLET. Highly recommended for its feed attributes. Millet is seldom sown on its own, however sown with maize or kale, results can be excellent. One method is to plant maize in the usual wide rows and then to drill or broadcast millet in blocks at right angles to the maize. This will ensure a steady release of birds. Sow during April and May. (Please note, the above picture is a Millet / Maize mixture) More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

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

£2.85 / kg

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Red Millet (Panicum miliaceum)

 
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: RMILLET. Red millet has very similar attributes to its relative, white millet. Millet is seldom sown on its own, however sown with maize or kale, results can be excellent. One method is to plant maize in the usual wide rows and then to drill or broadcast millet in blocks at right angles to the maize. This will ensure a steady release of birds. Sow during April and May. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

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

£2.85 / kg

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Japanese Reed Millet (Echinochloa esculenta)

 
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: JAPREED. Japanese Reed Millet (often known as Tanka) is a stronger, reasonably hardy millet, used promarily for cover and holding up other millet species, rather than a food source. More details...
Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Conventional Only

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

£4.40 / kg

BUY
Units AcHaKg