Northern Hay Meadow Mix


Northern Haymeadow species of herb-rich pastures on traditionally-managed uplands (based on British Plant Community MG3).

3g / m2
OR 12kg / acre
OR 30kg / hectare
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Product Description

For upland sites, this mix recreates herb-rich pastures of traditionally-managed grasslands of upland Britain (British Plant Community MG3). Remnants of ancient meadows of this type survive in Deeside and Northern England.  There are 16 wildflower & 5 grass species in this mix.

Common Name % by weight
Wildflowers (20%)
Centaurea nigra Common Knapweed 2.5
Conopodium majus Pignut 0.1
Geranium sylvaticum Wood Cranesbill 1
Hypochaeris radicata Cat’s Ear 2
Lathyrus pratensis Meadow Vetchling 1
Lotus corniculatus Birdsfoot Trefoil 0.1
Plantago lanceolata Ribwort Plantain 2
Primula veris Cowslip 1
Prunella vulgaris Selfheal 2
Ranunculus acris Meadow Buttercup 1.5
Rhinanthus minor Yellow Rattle 2
Rumex acetosa Common Sorrel 1
Sanguisorba officinalis Great Burnet 0.3
Succisa pratensis Devils Bit Scabious 2
Trifolium repens White Clover 1
Viola riviniana Common Dog Violet 0.5
Grasses (80%)
Agrostis capillaris Common Bent (c) 10
Anthoxanthum odoratum Sweet Vernal Grass 10
Festuca rubra commutata
Chewings Fescue (c) 30
Dactylis glomerata Cocksfoot (c) 10
Poa trivialis Rough Meadow Grass (c) 20

(c) cultivated origin