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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Northern Haymeadow Mix (SCM10)

For upland sites, this meadow 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 17 wildflower & 5 grass species in this mix. Mix as PDF

Species Common name %
20 % wildflowers  
Centaurea nigra Common Knapweed 2.3
Cerastium fontanum Common Mouse ear 1
Conopodium majus Pignut 0.5
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 0.5
Prunella vulgaris Selfheal 2
Ranunculus acris Meadow Buttercup 1
Rhinanthus minor Yellow Rattle 2
Rumex acetosa Common Sorrel 1
Sanguisorba officinalis Great Burnet 0.1
Succisa pratensis Devils Bit Scabious 2
Trifolium repens White Clover 1
Viola riviniana Common Dog Violet 0.5
80 % grasses
Agrostis capillaris Common Bent (c) 10
Anthoxanthum odoratum Sweet Vernal Grass 10
Festuca rubra Red Fescue 30
Dactylis glomerata Cocksfoot (c) 10
Poa trivialis Rough Meadow Grass (c) 20

(c) cultivated origin

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