Spring Corn Bunting

A Bright Seeds enhanced wild bird seed mixture containing oats, triticale, barley, linseed, early red clover and late red clover.

Pack Size

18.75kg (0.25ha)

Seed Rate

75kg/ha

Uses

Complies with ELS and HLS requirements.

Value

Annual seed-producing crop, especially designed to favour corn bunting. Some cover.

Sowing

April - May

Seedbed

Fine and firm.

Drilling

Best drilled just under the surface (quarter inch) in 15-20 inch rows. Can be broadcast.

Roll

Yes

Fertiliser

(soil index 2)
N 40kg/ha; P 35kg/ha; K 120kg/ha.

Bugs & Beasts

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

Weeds

Use a stale seedbed as limited chemical control available.

Plant Disease

Not usually a problem.

Price

from £117.60 per hectare

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