A tall perennial grass crop, of which there are two types: common canary grass (Phalaris aquatica) or reed canary grass (P. arundinacea). The former is longer-lived but the latter establishes faster.
1kg, 5kg or 10kg
Great in your plantations whilst young trees are establishing.
April - May or September - October
Fine and firm.
Best to drill just under the surface in 30-36 inch rows, but can be broadcast. Subsequently spin mustard over the sowing at 5kg/ha, or over-drill with triticale at 30kg/ha.
(soil index 2)
N 60kg/ha; P 50kg/ha; K 60kg/ha.
Bugs & Beasts
Not usually a problem.
Post-emergence, CMPP can be used for broad leaved weeds, although others are available (see your advisor).
Plant Disease & After Management
Disease not normally a problem, however rows will require clearing out annually.
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