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 Origin %
20 % wildflowers  
Centaurea nigra Common Knapweed Fife 2.3
Cerastium fontanum Common Mouse ear Angus 1
Conopodium majus Pignut Fife 0.5
Geranium sylvaticum Wood Cranesbill Perthshire 1.5
Hypochaeris radicata Cat’s Ear Inverness-shire 0.5
Lathyrus pratensis Meadow Vetchling Fife 1
Lotus corniculatus Birdsfoot Trefoil Fife 0.1
Plantago lanceolata Ribwort Plantain Fife 2
Primula veris Cowslip Fife 0.5
Prunella vulgaris Selfheal Fife 2
Ranunculus acris Meadow Buttercup Fife 2
Rhinanthus minor Yellow Rattle Inverness-shire 2
Rumex acetosa Common Sorrel Fife 1
Sanguisorba officinalis Great Burnet Borders 0.1
Succisa pratensis Devils Bit Scabious Fife 2
Trifolium repens White Clover Inverness-shire 1
Viola riviniana Common Dog Violet Angus 0.5
80 % grasses  
Agrostis capillaris Common Bent cultivated 10
Anthoxanthum odoratum Sweet Vernal Grass Fife 10
Festuca rubra Red Fescue Fife 30
Dactylis glomerata Cocksfoot cultivated 10
Poa trivialis Rough Meadow Grass cultivated 20

(c) cultivated origin

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