Calluna_vulgaris

Highland Grassland Mix

£14.00£84.00

For dry, acidic upland heath based on British Plant Communities U2 & U4

SOWING RATES
3g / m2
OR 12kg / acre
OR 30kg / hectare
Clear
SKU: HIGHLAND_mix Categories: ,

Product Description

This mix recreates a moorland grass community found on well-drained highland sites with acidic soils. On upland sites this does not need to be cut, although it can be lightly grazed in autumn. This mix is based on the calcifugous British Plant Communities U2 & U4. There are 18 wildflower & 10 grass species in this mix.

PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES THAT THIS MIX IS OUT OF STOCK…IT WILL BE AVAILABLE LATER IN THE YEAR

 

Species Common name % by weight
Wildflowers (20%)
Achillea millefolium Yarrow 1
Alchemilla alpina Alpine Lady’s Mantle 0.1
Calluna vulgaris Heather 1
Erica cinerea Bell heather 0.5
Galium saxatile Heath Bedstraw 1
Galium verum Lady’s Bedstraw 2
Lotus corniculatus Birdsfoot Trefoil 0.5
Plantago lanceolata Ribwort Plantain 1.5
Potentilla erecta Tormentil 0.1
Prunella vulgaris Selfheal 2
Ranunculus acris Meadow Buttercup 2
Rumex acetosella Sheep’s Sorrel 3
Stellaria graminea Lesser Stitchwort 1
Succisa pratensis Devils-bit Scabious 1
Trifolium repens White Clover 1.9
Veronica chamaedrys Germander Speedwell 0.5
Veronica officinalis Common Speedwell 0.5
Viola riviniana Common Dog Violet 0.4
Grasses & Rushes (80%)
Agrostis capillaris Common Bent 5
Agrostis vinealis Brown Bent 10.5
Anthoxanthum odoratum Sweet Vernal Grass 5
Cynosurus cristatus Crested Dogs Tail 12
Deschampsia flexuosa Wavy Hair Grass 25
Festuca ovina Sheeps Fescue 2
Festuca rubra Red Fescue 20.1
Luzula multiflora Heath Wood Rush 0.1
Molinia caerulea Purple Moor Grass 0.1
Nardus stricta Mat Grass 0.2