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Legumes and Clover

Legumes are excellent nitrogen fixers and make an excellent forage crop as the require little to no fertiliser as a crop input. They are also high in protein which make an excellent choice for livestock. 

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Crimson Clover Seed (Trifolium incarnatum)

Description
Crimson Clover Seed (Trifolium incarnatum)
Next Day Delivery

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

Alsike Clover Seed (Trifolium hybridum)

Description
Alsike Clover Seed (Trifolium hybridum)

Description

  • A nitrogen-fixing legume that is better suited to wet, acidic soils 
  • Can cope well with cooler temperatures
  • Requires shallow sowing and a firm seedbed
  • Very similar growth habitats to Red Clover 
 
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

Forage Pea Seed

Description
Forage Pea Seed

Description

  • High protein forage and valuable feed source 
  • Nitrogen fixing properties that can be undersown 
  • Aids soil fertility once harvested and incorporated into the soil 
  • Deep penetrative roots that break up soil compaction 

Sowing rate: 50kg/ha 
Pack quantity
25kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £44.00
5-20 Save 5% £41.00
21+ Save 10% £39.00

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

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
 
Sowing rate: 5kg/ac
Pack quantity
25kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £160.00
5-20 Save 5% £152.00
21+ Save 10% £144.00

Red Vetch Seed (Vicia atropurpurea)

Description
Red Vetch Seed (Vicia atropurpurea)

Description

  • Red Vetch is more frost tender than other Vetch varieties 
  • 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

Spring Vetch Seed (Vicia sativa)

Description
Spring Vetch Seed (Vicia sativa)
Next Day Delivery

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

Hairy Vetch Seed (Vicia villosa)

Description
Hairy Vetch Seed (Vicia villosa)

Description

  • Fast establishing legume with vigorous Spring growth 
  • Helps suppress weeds and prevent soil erosion 
  • Nitrogen-fixing crop that prefers dry, alkaline soils 
  • Commonly sown with Forage Rye 

Sowing rate: 50kg/ha 


Pack quantity
25kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £90.00
5-20 Save 5% £85.00
21+ Save 10% £81.00

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