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Somerset (South) Meadow Seed Mix

Somerset (South) Meadow Seed Mix

Orgin: Crewkerne, Somerset

Soil type: Neutral

Seeding rate: 4g per square metre

Approximate flowers: grasses ratio: 53:47

Species mix: Please see below

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Somerset (South) Meadow Seed Mix

This lovely mix is harvested from a natural burial ground in a beautiful and peaceful sloping site outside Crewkerne. It features over 50% wildflowers to grasses, and looks to us like a typical MG5 mix, so very typical of many meadows across the UK. It's strong all rounder, which will work very nicely in medium fertility soils on the heavy side. It would go well here, where we have clay.

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

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

Major Wildflower Species (53%):

Common Knapweed Centaurea nigra

Birdsfoot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus

Spotted Medick Medicago arabica

Black Medick Medicago lupulina

Ribwort Plantain Plantago lanceolata

Selfheal Prunella vulgaris

Stitchwort Stellaria holostea

Hoary Plantain Plantago media

Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris

Yellow Rattle Rhinanthus minor

Wild Red Clover Trifolium pratense

Grasses (47%):

Sweet Vernal-grass Anthoxanthum odoratum

Common Bent Agrostis capillaris

Meadow Foxtail Alopecurus pratensis

Crested Dogstail Cynosurus cristatus

Cocksfoot Dactylis glomerata

Fescues Festuca spp.

Meadow grass Poa pratensis

Yellow Oat Grass Tricetum flavescens

Other species are present in smaller quantities.

 

Supplier: Heritage Seeds