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For more information, please contact Rob Connell, Seeds Product Manager, on
01769 576232 or 01769 576297 or email


Golden Retriever

Winter Holding Mixture

Why choose this product?

If weed control is high on your priority list then this is the mixture for you!

  • Excellent full season cover combined with seed shed potential

  • A herbicide weed control programme can be used

  • Ideal driving cover for Pheasants or Partridges

  • Winter holding potential

  • Attractive to wild birds as well!

  • Fully tried and tested

Crop Height 80-130cm

Sowing & Growing

Seed Rate

10 kilos per acre.  Pack size supplied 10 Kilos




Best drilled


 1 inch


May – Early June



Type preferred

A light well-drained soil is ideal. 

Seed bed

A firm fine tilth is required, always roll after drilling.



185kg N / 90kg P/ 220kg K per hectare into the seedbed.



Weed control

Herbicide Programme available (see Herbicide Guidelines).


Guard against rooks and other seed eating birds immediately after drilling until the crop is well established.


Golden Retriever contains:

  • Dwarf Sorghum

  • Dwarf Sunflowers

  • Millet Blend

10 kilo one acre units

Store Locator For website enquiries and online orders phone 01769 576419 (8.30am - 5.30pm 5 days a week)