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A3 Embankments & Drought

A specially selected blend of species and varieties that will aid in the stabilistation of banks and tolerate dry soils.

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All new improved A3 now includes Zurich Creeping Perennial Ryegrass.  This advanced creeping type provides the mixture with the speed of establishment of a perennial ryegrass whilst maintaining the mixtures overall ability to creep and stabilize banks.  This makes the new improved blend more effective in cooler temperatures at the beginning and end of the growing season.

  • Stabilises loose soils
  • Quicker to establish than other embankment mixtures
  • Can be used with reinforced matting for very steep slopes
  • Drought tolerant
  • Suits a range of soil types

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Product Name A3 Embankments & Drought
Mixture Breakdown 30.0% CORAIL STRONG CREEPING RED FESCUE (Festuca rubra rubra)
25.0% DEBUSSY 1 TALL FESCUE (Festuca arundinacea)
10.0% ABERFLEECE SHEEPS FESCUE (Festuca ovina)
5.0% HIGHLAND BROWNTOP BENTGRASS (Agrostis castellana)
Supplier: Germinal Amenity
Tel: 01522 868714
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Sowing Rate 50 g/m2 (500 kg/ha)
Sowing Time March - October
Sowing Depth 10 mm
Sowing Instructions Create a fine friable seedbed down to 150 mm in depth. Carry out two equal sowings at right angles to each other and diagonally to main axis. Broadcast manually or use seed drill, rake level and roll. Ensure good seed to soil contact.
Cutting Height Between 15 and 50 mm
Minimum cuts per year 2
Overseeding Rate 20 g/m2 (200 kg/ha)
Fertiliser Recommendation

In seedbed - Agrosil LR 

Once established - GSR Tri-Phase

Supplier: Germinal Amenity
Tel: 01522 868714
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