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Weald Meadow Seed Mix

Weald Meadow Seed Mix

Origin: UK

Soil Type: Neutral/acidic, damp

Seeding rate: 4g per square metre

Approximate wildflowers:grasses ratio: 30:70

Species mix: Please see below

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Weald Meadow Mix

Weald Native Origin Seed is a diverse meadow seed mix, sustainably harvested from ancient meadows throughout the Weald (in Kent, Sussex and Surrey). Many donor fields are designated sites (SSSI or SNCI) and two are Sussex Coronation Meadows. The donor sites are lowland neutral /acidic meadows, characterized as MG5, and are relatively wet and naturally species rich with large populations of Weald specialties such as Common Spotted Orchids, Dyers Greenweed, Pignut, Meadow Vetchling and Yellow Rattle.

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.

Major Wildflower Species expected from chosen donor sites:

Birdsfoot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus

Burnet Saxifrage Pimpinella saxifraga

Catsear Hypochaeris radicata

Common Vetch Vicia sativa (annual)

Dyers Greenweed Genista tinctoria

Eyebright Euphrasia nemerosa (annual)

Fairy Flax Linum catharticum

Grass Vetchling (annual) Lathyrus nissolia

Greater Birdsfoot Trefoil Lotus pedunculatus

Hawkbit Leontodon hispidus

Knapweed Centaurea nigra

Lesser Trefoil Trifolium dubium

Lesser Stitchwort Stellaria graminea

Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris

Meadow Vetchling Lathyrus pratensis

Mouse-ear Cerastium fontanum

Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare

Pignut Conopodium majus

Red Clover Trifolium pratense

Ribwort Plantain Plantago lanceolata

Self-heal Prunella vulgaris

Smooth Tare Vicia tetrasperma (annual)

Sorrell Rumex acetosa

Sorrel (Sheeps) Rumex ovina

Spotted Orchid Dactylorhiza fuchsii

Tufted Vetch Vicia cracca

Yarrow Achillea millefolium

Yellow Rattle Rhinanthus minor (annual)

Grasses and rushes:

Common Bent Agrostis capillaris

Crested dog's-tail Cynosaurus cristatus

Field Wood-rush Luzula campestris

Meadow Foxtail Alopecurus pratensis

Red Fescue Festuca rubra

Rough meadow-grass Poa trivalis

Sweet Vernal Grass Anthoxanthum odoratum

Yorkshire Fog Holcus lanatus

Supplier: Weald Meadows Partnership (Weald Native Origin Seed) The Weald Meadows Partnership takes action to conserve rare and fragile wildflower grasslands of the Weald. By purchasing this seed you are helping to maintain an irreplaceable habitat.

Customer Reviews

Based on 14 reviews
Maggie Barrett

Havnt received them yet.

Hi Maggie

We were upset to hear this - how disappointing for you. We sent the seeds out the day after you placed your order as usual, and the Royal Mail tracker claims the parcel was delivered some time ago - we sent the details through this morning. If you can't find the delivery lurking somewhere do please check the address, let us know, and we'll resend it ASAP.

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Harry Nicholson

Fast and efficiently - clear and informative. Now need some seeds for my shady boarders. Great approach to environment and positive company ethos. Excellent all round… excited about seeing the my domestic meadow in flower 🌸

Linda Proudfoot

Seed arrived promptly and in good condition. Looking forward to seeing parr of our paddock in flower next year.

Amanda Morris

can't give feedback as hasn't turned up yet

Hi Amanda - thank you for taking the time to get in touch. I'm sorry your seed hasn't arrived yet; we have been waiting for the new harvest to come in, which was delayed by the weather. The harvesters have now finished cleaning it and we should be receiving it later this week, when we'll send it out ASAP. We should have communicated this to you, for which I can only apologise, but you have plenty of time to sow the seed.

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Rosemary Lindfield
Highly recommended

The seeds arrived promptly and well-packaged. I didn't plant them for months and then thought I might as well just scatter them around without preparing the ground, and try again next year.

But they have flowered beautifully!