Wild Bird Seed Mix 1

A Bright Seeds stewardship mixture containing tall rye, Spring triticale, Winter triticale, Bittern kale (usually treated) and quinoa.

Pack Size

22kg (0.5ha)

Seed Rate

44kg/ha

Uses

Good all round cover and can be left for year 2 providing the kale gets established. Complies with ELS requirements (ask us regarding HLS).

Value

This mix uses Spring and Winter triticale to optimise grain in year 2 as well as year 1.

Sowing

May - early June

Seedbed

Fine and firm.

Drilling

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

Roll

Yes

Fertiliser

(soil index 2)
N 100kg/ha; P 50kg/ha; K 180kg/ha.

Bugs & Beasts

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

Weeds

Use a stale seedbed, as very limited chemical control available.

Plant Disease

Not usually a problem.

Price

£74.00 per 22kg

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