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Salisbury Plain Meadow Seed Mix

Salisbury Plain Meadow Seed Mix

Origin: Wiltshire

Soil type: calcareous, well drained

Seeding rate: 4g per square metre

Approximate wildflowers: grasses ratio: 60:40

Species mix: Please see below

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Salisbury Plain Meadow Seed Mix

If the soil on your site is light and alkaline - chalky, for example - this is the perfect mix for you. Botanists love Salisbury Plain, which is the biggest area of unimproved grassland in the UK, courtesy of the army. Our harvester has special dispensation to work on the plain in the MoD's training area, and we're very lucky to be able to offer this mix.

As all our "direct harvest" mixes, this has a very high % of wildflowers to grasses - over 60% - and a wde selection of species. Not only lovely, but great value for money. Categorized as CG2-3.

Species making up over 4% of the seed mix are shown in bold.

Typical Major Wildflower Species:

Common knapweed Centaurea nigra

Wild Carrot Daucus carota

Eyebright Euphrasia nemerosa

Lady's Bedstraw Galium verum

Catsear Hypochoeris radicata

Birdsfoot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus

Black Medic Medicago lupulina

Red Bartsia Odontites verna

Tall Broomrape Orobanche elatior

Hairy Plantain Plantago media

Yellow Rattle Rhinanthus minor

Stitchwort Stellaria sp.

Wild red Clover Trifolium pratense


Bent Agrostis sp.

Upright Brome Bromus erectus

Soft Brome Bromus mollis

Crested dog's-tail Cynosaurus cristatus

Cocksfoot Dactylis glomerata

Sheep's Fescue Festuca ovina

Other species are present in smaller quantities.

Sowing Rate: 3g to 4g per square metre, 12kg to 16kg per acre.
Seed mixtures may be ordered in 1 kg increments from 1 kg upwards - for smaller quantities please visit our sister website. Quantities from 2 kg to 10 kg at the 2 kg rate.

 Supplier : Heritage Seeds

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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.

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.