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For more information, please contact Rob Connell, Seeds Product Manager, on
01769 576232 or 01769 576297 or email
info@molevalleyfarmers.com.

 

Pointer

Winter Holding Mixture

Why choose this product?

Nesting, brood rearing & driving all from one perennial mixture!

  • Perennial cover that can last for 4-5 years

  • Ideal for sowing on areas that can not be sown annually

  • Sweet clover adds height to make good driving cover in second year

  • Can be sown between trees in a newly planted spinney or wood

  • Nesting and brood rearing potential

  • Highly suitable for Northern England & Scotland

  • Sow on wide rows for maximised bird use

Crop Height First Year 50cm
Crop Height Subsequent Years 150-200cm

Sowing & Growing

Seed Rate

4 kilos per acre.  Pack size supplied 4 kilo units

 

Sowing

Method

Drill only.

Depth

0.5 inches

Row width

28-36 inches

Timing

March – May.

 

Soil

Type preferred

Tolerates a wide range of soil types.

Seed bed

Fine and firm with the ability to retain moisture.

 

Fertiliser

55kg N / 28kg P / 28kg K per hectare.

 

Management

Weed control

Broad leaved weeds can be controlled with herbicides.  Annual management is required to maintain good cover by cleaning out the rows of dead material to ensure usage by game birds.  The Sweet Clover will only last for two years.

Pests

Pro Driver contains Camelina Sativa (Gold of Pleasure), which has shown in trials to suppress many weed species.

 

Pointer contains:

  • Sweet Clover

  • Cocksfoot

  • Canary Grass (Phalaris aquatica)

4 kilo one acre unit

 



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