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


% wildflowers  
Centaurea nigra Common Knapweed 2.3
Conopodium majus Pignut 0.7
Geranium sylvaticum Wood Cranesbill 1
Hypochaeris radicata Cat’s Ear 1
Lathyrus pratensis Meadow Vetchling 1.5
Leontodon hispidus Rough Hawkbit 0.5
Plantago lanceolata Ribwort Plantain 2
Primula veris (FIND OUT MORE) Cowslip 1
Prunella vulgaris (FIND OUT MORE)
Selfheal 2
Ranunculus acris Meadow Buttercup 1
Rhinanthus minor (FIND OUT MORE) Yellow Rattle 2
Rumex acetosa Common Sorrel 1
Sanguisorba officinalis Great Burnet 1
Succisa pratensis (FIND OUT MORE) Devils Bit Scabious 1
Thymus polytrichus (FIND OUT MORE) Wild Thyme 0.5
Trifolium repens White Clover 1
Viola riviniana (FIND OUT MORE) Common Dog Violet 0.5


% grasses
Agrostis capillaris Common Bent (c) 10
Anthoxanthum odoratum Sweet Vernal Grass 10
Festuca rubra Red Fescue (c) 35
Dactylis glomerata Cocksfoot (c) 5
Poa trivialis Rough Meadow Grass (c) 20

All of the wildflowers in our mixes are wild origin but some of the native grasses in our mixes are cultivated origin – these will be marked with ‘(c)’

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