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Basic Meadow Seed Mix

£36.00 /kg

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This is a cost effective seed mix to start a meadow on relatively high fertility, heavier soils. The species in it are widely distributed across the UK and should do well in most conditions, so it should be relatively easy to establish. 

Sowing rate: 4 g per square metre, 40 kg per hectare, 16 kg per acre.


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Basic General Purpose Meadow Mix
This general purpose meadow seed mix of grasses and wildflowers will produce low maintenance wildflower grassland where low costs of establishment and maintenance are a priority. The seed mix is tolerant of most sites and soil conditions, but if you would like a more diverse collection of flowers and grasses please look at our Special General Purpose mix. This wildflower seed has guaranteed UK provenance. Certified grasses.


20% native wildflower seed and 80% mixed cultivars of slow-growing grasses.


% Wildflowers (by weight)
2.0 Yarrow Achillea millefolium
2.0 Common Knapweed Centaurea nigra
1.0 Daucus Carota Wild carrot
1.0 Hedge Bedstraw Galium mollugo
1.0 Ladies Bedstraw Galium verum
1.0 Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare
1.0 Birdsfoot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus
3.0 Ribwort Plantain Plantago lanceolata
2.0 Selfheal Prunella vulgaris
2.0 Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris
1.0 Common Sorrel Rumex acetosa
3.0 Red Campion Silene dioica
% Grasses
10.0 Common Bent Agrostis capillaris
10.0 Highland Bent Agrostis castellana
40.0 Chewings Fescue Festuca rubra commutata
20.0 Crested Dogstail Cynosurus cristatus


Sowing rate: 4 g per square metre, 40 kg per hectare, 16 kg per acre.
Seed mixtures may be ordered in 1 kg increments from 1 kg upwards. Quantities from 2 kg to 10 kg at the 2 kg rate and over 10 kg at the 10 kg rate.


Supplier : All Things Rural
We donate half of our profit on sales of this wildflower and grass seed mix to The Bumblebee Conservation Trust


We strongly recommend reading up on wildflower meadows before buying seed - see our resources section and brief guide to preparation and aftercare, which includes links to our "how to" blogs and video. We also run courses on meadow creation and management


Although we test our seed and it has high germination rates, you need to be careful about initial care and establishing an annual regime. Don't be put off though - once you get the hang of it it's pretty straightforward.