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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.

 

Springer

Winter Holding Mixture

Why choose this product?

Fed up with establishing crops every year? Springer contains Perennial Chicory & will last 3-4 years.

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

  • Triticale is used as a nurse crop to establish perennial chicory and will provide feed in the first year.

  • Second and 3rd years will see the chicory flower at a height of 1.5m.

  • Very drought tolerant due to deep rooting chicory.

  • Excellent driving cover.

  • Wild bird use.

Crop Height 150-200cm (second year)

Sowing & Growing

Seed Rate

15 kilos per acre.  Pack size supplied 15 kilos

 

Sowing

Method

Drill only.

Depth

1 inch

Row width

20-24 inches

Timing

April-May.

 

Soil

Type preferred

Fertile soil with a pH of 6-6.5.

Seed bed

Firm fine, aim to retain moisture.

 

Fertiliser

As a general guide 75kgB/37kgP/37kgK per hectare into the seedbed management.

 

Management

Weed control

Herbicide Programme available (see Herbicide Guidelines).

Pests

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

 

Springer contains:

  • Perennial Chicory

  • Spring Triticale

Each bag contains 2kg chicory plus 13kgTriticale. Packed separately.


 



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