Autumn Promise

A Bright Seeds mixture for late sowing, containing buckwheat, early vetch, white mustard, forage rape, Goblin (rape/kale hybrid), texel greens, fodder radish, Utopia (mustard/kale hybrid) and leafy turnip.

Pack Size

11kg (0.5ha)

Seed Rate

22kgs/ha

Uses

The mustard and buckwheat give early cover (the buckwheat producing a grain within 8 weeks) and the others give good resilience over the Winter months.

Value

Late sown feed and cover.

Sowing

July - August

Seedbed

Fine and consolidated, as for cereals.

Drilling

Drilled at a shallow 0.5 inch deep, and rows of 15-24 inches, or broadcast.

Roll

Yes, if dry.

Fertiliser

(soil index 2)
N 80kg/ha; P 80kg/ha; K 80kg/ha.
Not a high demand for fertiliser.

Bugs & Beasts

Flea beetle and/or slugs can sometimes be a problem.

Weeds

Use a stale seedbed, as no post-emergence treatments available. This technique works well at this time of the year when most of the Spring and Summer weeds have germinated.

Plant Disease

No serious problems.

Price

£55.00 per 11kg

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