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Dorset (North) Meadow Seed Mix

Dorset (North) Meadow Seed Mix

Origin: Berwick St. John, Dorset

Soil type: Slightly calcareous 

Seeding rate: 3g per square metre

Approximate flowers: grasses ratio: 47:53

Species mix: Please see below

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Dorset (North) Meadow Seed Mix

*Available again from September 2021*

Diverse and highly floristic seed mix harvested from an immaculate meadow outside Shaftesbury. Suitable for well drained neutral and calcareous soils, classified as MG5b.

There are full instructions on the back of the packet. You can expect to receive your seed within five working days of placing an order.

Species making up over 4% of the seed mix are shown in bold.

Major Wildflower Species:

Greater knapweed Centaurea scabiosa

Wild Carrot Daucus carota

Eyebright Euphrasia nemerosa

Lady's Bedstraw Galium verum

Catsear Hypochoeris radicata

Rough Hawkbit Leontodon hispidus

Birdsfoot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus

Black Medic Medicago lupulina

Red Bartsia Odontites verna

Ribwort Plantain Plantago lanceolata

Self-heal Prunella vulgaris

Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris

Greater Stitchwort Stellaria holostea

Grasses:

Common Bent Agrostis capillaris

Crested dog's-tail Cynosurus cristatus

Cocksfoot Dactylis glomerata

Fescues Festuca sp various

Smooth-stalked Meadow-grass Poa pratensis

 

Other species are present in smaller quantities.

 

Supplier: Heritage Seeds