RE10 Marginal Land (U20 Grassland)

This mixture lends itself for use on reclaimed sites such as landfill areas and replicates a U20 National Vegetation Classification, N.V.C

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Description

The species in this mixture tolerate a range of soil types and it is useful for reclamation areas when habitat is required. The mixture provides a habitat for many inverterbrates and consequently the birds and mammals that feed on them. 

Where to use this mixture:

  • Various soil types
  • Landfill sites
  • Reclamation sites

Specification

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Product Name RE10 (Marginal Land - U20 Grassland)
Mixture Breakdown 1.00% BIRDSFOOT TREFOIL (Lotus corniculatus)
1.00% BLUEBELL (Hyacinthoides non scripta)
5.00% BROWNTOP BENT (Agrostis capillaris)
3.00% COMMON SORREL (Rumex acetosa)
1.00% CREEPING BENT (Agrostis stolonifera)
2.00% CREEPING BUTTERCUP (Ranunculus repens)
0.10% HAREBELL (Campanula rotundifolia)
0.30% HEDGE BEDSTRAW (Galium mollugo)
3.00% LADY'S BEDSTRAW (Galium verum)
2.00% MEADOW BUTTERCUP (Ranunculus acris)
3.00% RIBWORT PLANTAIN (Plantago lanceolata)
0.40% SELF HEAL (Prunella vulgaris)
50.0% SHEEPS FESCUE (Festuca ovina)
7.00% SMOOTH STALKED MEADOW GRASS (Poa pratensis)
0.10% SPEEDWELL (Veronica chamaedrys)
5.00% SWEET VERNAL GRASS (Anthoxanthum odoratum)
0.10% TORMENTIL (Potentilla erecta)
2.00% WAVY HAIR GRASS (Deschampsia flexuosa)
2.00% WHITE CLOVER (Trifolium repens)
2.00% YARROW (Achillea millefolium)
10.0% YORKSHIRE FOG (Holcus lanatus)

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Usage Guide

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Sowing Rate 5g/m2
Sowing Time March - October
Sowing Depth 10mm
Sowing Instructions Create a fine friable seedbed down to 150mm 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.
Maintenance
Autumn Sown (First year)
March Cut to 40-70mm if there is sufficient material (sward above 100mm)
May Cut to 40-70mm
August/September Cut to 40mm after flowering. in all cases remove clippings
Maintenance thereafter
April Cut to 40-70mm
August/September Cut to 40mm after flowering. in all cases remove clippings
Spring sown (First year)
6 weeks after sowing Cut to 40-70mm if there is sufficient material (sward above 100mm)
May Cut to 40-70mm if there is sufficient material (sward above 100mm)
August/September Cut to 40mm after flowering. in all cases remove clippings
Maintenance thereafter
April Cut to 40-70mm
August/September Cut to 40mm after flowering. in all cases remove clippings
For greater detail on all aspects of Wildflower meadow management please refer to our guide to wildflower meadow management.

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