Partridge Mix

A Bright Seeds mixture containing mixed millet, linseed, Gold Of Pleasure and triticale.

Pack Size

15kg (0.25/ha)

Seed Rate

60kg/ha

Uses

Fast to establish in the Spring, providing food and cover from July-December. Ideal on thin ground where growing maize or brassicas can be difficult.

Value

Designed as a partridge brood rearing and cover mixture but will also attract pheasant.

Sowing

May - June

Seedbed

Fine and firm.

Drilling

Can be broadcast but better drilled in 18-24 inch rows at 0.5 inch depth.

Roll

Yes

Fertiliser

(soil index 2)
N 80kg/ha; P 55kg/ha; K 80kg/ha.

Bugs & Beasts

Flea beetle can be a problem (at the first sign, see your advisor).

Weeds

Use a stale seedbed - very limited post-emergent treatment available.

Plant Disease

Not usually a problem.

Price

£27.50 per 15kg

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