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Native Origin Irish Wildflower Seed Mixtures: Ecotype Range 

 

Product Code:  EC13 
Product Name: Wild Flora for Heathland

 
EC13 is designed for Heathland soils only, esp' those likely to dry out in summer.

Species Heather spp Linn, bell and others, Common Sorrel, Devil's Bit Scabious, Eyebright, Foxglove, Hawksbit spp, Hoary Plantain, Lesser Knapweed, Meadow Buttercup, Ox-eye Daisy, 

Ribwort Plantain, Rough Hawksbit, Self Heal, Wild Carrot, Yarrow, Yellow Rattle, 

Depending on availability: Biting Stonecrop, Eyebright*, Lesser Spearwort
Marsh Loosewort, Tormentil, Marsh Marigold, 
Species of Sedges and Sheep's Sorrell often occur in such meadows we can add these species if required. 

10% Annuals as nurse only: Corn Marigold, Mayweed spp, (if you want a lot of flora in the first year, request more annuals)

 

Seed Mixture Specifications: 
Origin: Native Irish Origin, Wildflower Seed Mixture. EC12
Suitable for soil type: Acid Peat 
Moisture Level: Dry, Normal, Moist, but not Flooded Wet
pH range: Best between 5 - 6.5
Aspect: Sunny,


Morphology:
Life Cycle: Annual / Biennial / Perennial. 
Height Range: <30cm to >180cm 
Flowering Period:  May to August.
Fertility Range: Will grow in very fertile soil  

Wintergreen: moderate 

 

Seed Sowing Rates: 1.5 grams per metre.
Normal sowing rate 'without added grass seed': 1.5 grams per metre.
High sowing rate 'without added grass seed': Add 3 grams per metre.
Low sowing rate: none. 

 

Seed Specification:  
Total number of seeds per gram: 3000
In normal conditions (mainly in early Autumn and Spring) this mix should germinate 6 weeks after sowing, from then on provided the sward is kept open and a 'Thatch' is not allowed develop, species will continue to germinate and emerge, through to the third year.
Up to 40% of all seed should germinate in the first year.
Up to 60% of all species should germinate in 24 months. 
Up to 95% of all species should have flowered by the fourth year after sowing.

 

Product Warning: While this Ecotype mixture contains the seed of edible and herbal species, DBN recommend that this mixture is not for human or animal consumption as it contains species such as Corncockle and Foxglove which are toxic if ingested. Wild Parsnip can irritate the skin. 

 
 

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