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For a complete list of the Wildflower species in this glade mixture, open the MIX WFW tab below.
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Contents ( 1.00 kg )
- 20% SHEEPS FESCUE festuca ovina
- 16% DOGSTAIL cynosurus cristatus
- 16% FINE FESCUE festuca rubra litoralis
- 8% MEADOWGRASS poa pratensis
- 8% CATSTAIL phleum pratense bertolonii
- 8% CHEWINGS FESCUE festuca commutata
- 4% BENTGRASS agrostis capillaris
- 20% WOODLAND WILDFLOWER SEEDS mix WFW
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This mixture suits an open area (Glade) within a copse or the semi shade of a sparsely populated woodland or orchard. Tree management may be required to provide appropriate sunlight to warm the seedbed and to further prevent the leaf canopy closing over the area after establishment. Whilst the woodland wildflower species in this mix are partially shade tolerant they do benefit greatly from opening up the area and will flourish with less competition for sunlight.
It is extremely important to eradicate all nettles, brambles, ground ivy, any other broadleaf and grass weeds before sowing this mixture.
All existing weeds in the seedbed should be controlled by hoeing or with a general herbicide before sowing takes place and low soil fertility should be maintained at all times.
For the best results, broadcast these Woodland Wildflower Meadow seeds on to a fine, clean seedbed which already has a little loose soil on the surface. Lightly rake them into the loose soil before rolling the surface firm again.
Top a glade in October and remove all autumn leaf litter when ground conditions allow.
Never apply fertiliser to a wildflower meadow.
2 to 10 grams per square metre
BEST SOWING TIMES
Mid spring to Early autumn
1.00kg covers 100 to 200 square metres
- Produce a firm, weed free seedbed clear of large stones and any other debris.
- Rake or harrow over the surface to create a thin layer of fine soil (tilth) approximately 10-20mm deep.
- Split the total quantity of amenity grass seed to be applied into two equal amounts.
- Apply the first half over the entire area either by hand or by using a broadcast spreader.
- Gently work most of the applied seeds into the tilth with a firm rake or harrow.
- Apply the remaining seed in the same way and again, rake or harrow most of them into the tilth.
- Finally, lightly tread over or roll the surface to squeeze the seeds and tilth down into the seedbed. This method ensures the wildflower seeds are evenly spread, set at different depths and in good contact with the soil. All of which helps to anchor the seeds in position so as not to float away during heavy or persistant rainfall and to retain the correct moisture level for quicker germination.
- Wildflower meadow seeds may also be surface sown however, germination may be uneven and significantly slower particularly during periods of prolonged sunny, dry or windy weather even with regular irrigation.
The following native wildflower species make up 20% of the seeds mixture (mix WFW) listed above:
Bluebell (endymion non scriptus)
Red Campion (silena dioica)
Garlic Mustard (allaria petiolata)
Hedge Woundwort (stachys sylvatica)
Betony (betonica officinalis)
Wood Avens (geum urbanum)
Meadowsweet (filipendula ulmaria)
Wild Foxglove (digitalis pururea)
Hedge Bedstraw (galium mollugo)
Self Heal (prunella vulgaris)
Hairy St Johns Wort (hypericum hirsutum)
Wood Sage (teucrium scorodonia)
Ramsons (allium ursinum)
Upright Hedge Parsley (torilis japonica)
Nettle Leaved Bellflower (companula trachelium)
Corn Cockle (grostemma githago)
Cornflower (centaurea cyanus)
Corn Marigold (chrysanthemum segetum)
Field Poppy (papaver rhoeas)
White Campion (silene alba)
Corn Chamomile (anthemis arvensis)