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A4 Low Maintenance Areas

A4 is a low maintenance grass seed mix of slower-growing species that can tolerate areas with low nutrient levels and drought conditions once established.

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A4 is suitable for creating natural grassland landscapes where minimal maintenance is required. It is adaptable to a range of cutting heights, making it ideal for whip plantings or if left to grow it will form an attractive seed head canopy.

  • Non ryegrass low maintenance landscaping
  • Natural parkland appearance
  • Tolerates poor soil types
  • Low nutrient use

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Product Name A4 Low Maintenance Areas
Mixture Breakdown 65.0% CORAIL STRONG CREEPING RED FESCUE (Festuca rubra rubra)
20.0% SWORD SHEEPS FESCUE (Festuca longifolia)
10.0% JOANNA CHEWINGS FESCUE (Festuca Rubra Commutata)
5.00% HIGHLAND BROWNTOP BENTGRASS (Agrostis castellana)
Supplier: Germinal Amenity
Tel: 01522 868714
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Sowing Rate

35 g/m2 (350 kg/ha)

(5-10g/m2 (50-100kg/ha) when combining with wildflowers)

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 20 mm - uncut level 
Minimum cuts per year 2
Overseeding Rate 20 g/m2 (200 kg/ha)
Fertiliser Recommendation

In seedbed - Agrosil LR 

Once established - Not required

Supplier: Germinal Amenity
Tel: 01522 868714
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Product Questions

Is the seed quality of A4 supplied to basic EC standard of purity and germination or the DEFRA Higher voluntary standard please?
Question by: Mr Jeffrey Partridge on 4 Nov 2020, 12:43
Thank you for your question, full details of our seed quality can be found at
Answer by: Lincoln Team on 5 Nov 2020, 09:13

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