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Lucerne Seed (Medicago sativa)

Description
Lucerne Seed (Medicago sativa)

Description

  • Lucerne is a longer term perennial clover which fixes large amounts of nitrogen from the air to enrich the soil
  • Widely used for green manure and has a large tap root
  • Ideally suited to light and chalky soils as well as dry climates
  • Supplied innoculated

Sowing rate: 25kg/ha
Pack quantity
25kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £175.00
5-20 Save 5% £166.00
21+ Save 10% £157.00

Alsike Clover

Description
Alsike Clover

Description

  • A nitrogen-fixing legume
  • Better adapted to wet, acidic soils and cooler temperatures
  • Requires shallow sowing and a firm seedbed
 
Sowing rate: 25kg/ac
Pack quantity
25kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £275.00
5-20 Save 5% £261.00
21+ Save 10% £247.00

Crimson Clover Seed (Trifolium incarnatum)

Description
Crimson Clover Seed (Trifolium incarnatum)
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Description

  • Brightly coloured legume which attracts large numbers of insects
  • Excellent weed suppressor nitrogen fixer
  • Fast establishing, hardy annual

Sowing rate: 15kg/ha
Pack quantity
25kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £75.00
5-20 Save 5% £71.00
21+ Save 10% £67.00

Persian Clover Seed (Trifolium resupinatum)

Description
Persian Clover Seed (Trifolium resupinatum)

Description

  • Grows well in the spring if autumn sown and has good regrowth after cutting and grazing
  • Best used in grass or legume mixtures
  • Nitrogen fixer and can also be a useful forage plant
 
Sow at 5kg/ac
Pack quantity
25kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £160.00
5-20 Save 5% £152.00
21+ Save 10% £144.00

Spring Vetch Seed (Vicia sativa)

Description
Spring Vetch Seed (Vicia sativa)

Description

  • Nitrogen-fixing, fast establishing legume
  • Can be sown in the spring or autumn
  • Provides a large amount of nitrogen - available to the following crop
  • Best suited to dry, alkaline soils
  • Commonly sown as a mixture with rye

Sowing rate: 50kg/ha
Pack quantity
25kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £35.00
5-20 Save 5% £33.00
21+ Save 10% £31.00

Red Vetch Seed (Vicia atropurpurea)

Description
Red Vetch Seed (Vicia atropurpurea)

Description

Red Vetch is more frost tender than other Vetch varieties and grows vigorously in a short period of time.

  • Susceptible to frost and will be taken out by temperatures below freezing 
  • Nitrogen fixing properties 
  • Superior weed suppression 

Sowing rate: 20kg/ha 
Pack quantity
25kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £60.00
5-20 Save 5% £57.00
21+ Save 10% £54.00

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