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Yellow Rattle (Rhinanthus minor) Seed : Welsh Origin

Origin: Pembrokeshire

Sow: August to end December

Seeding rate: 0.5 - 1g per square metre

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Yellow Rattle (Rhinanthus minor) Seed

We have rattled on about Yellow rattle, Rhinanthus minor, elsewhere. At length. The "meadowmaker" is an important tool in your amoury if you want to establish a meadow on anything but the most impoverished soil.

Our Seed

There are at least 6 subspecies of Rhinanthus minor in the UK. I would think there are many more, to be honest; Rattle varies enormously in its appearance and there are even significant variations in time of flowering. We source our seed from four different suppliers, in Scotland, the south of England, the Welsh borders and this seed from meadows in Pembrokeshire. This seed is from the 2022 harvest. 

Yellow rattle seed is available in larger quantities at our Habitat Aid website, although - sorry - it's English.

Supplier: Wyndrush Wild