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‘Single Cut’ Red Clover Ley for Heavy Land 70% ORGANIC

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A ley lasting for between two and three years to provide one large cut in mid June. The mixture has more bottom than our other red clover leys and is therefore better for grazing later in the summer with sheep or cattle.

Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Yield (0-20 T DM/Ha)
                                   
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     

Contents per Acre%kg
certified late flowering red clover20.82.50
certified ALICE white clover4.20.50
certified PREMIUM ORGANIC perennial ryegrass37.54.50
certified MAURICE ORGANIC tet perennial ryegrass32.53.90
certified Aspect tet. perennial ryegrass5.00.60
Units AcHaKg

£79.96 / Acre

Sowing rate: 12.0kg/acre (30.0kg/ha)

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Sainfoin 70% ORGANIC (5 Kg) £21.30/Acre
Vetches 70% ORGANIC (10 Kg) £21.60/Acre

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Legume

Large Leaved White Clover

Clover is one of the most popular legumes in the UK, this species can be recognised by its creeping growth habit. Its creeping stolons help to fill in gaps in the sward, putting down roots at each node. White clover varieties can be categorised into small, medium and large leaf sizes. Generally the smaller the leaf size, the more persistent and prostrate the plant will be, the small leaf type will tolerate closer grazing from sheep and tends to sit lower at the base of the sward, the small and medium leaf varieties are used for grazing mixtures. Using mixtures of white clover varieties helps to ensure that at least one can tolerate and contribute to what ever management regime is being imposed at a given time. The larger leaf varieties are more upright and contribute to yield in cutting swards, but they are less persistent. Common large leaf varieties are Alice & Barblanca.

Large Leaved White Clover Species Guide  Buy Large Leaved White Clover Straight

Legume

Late Flowering Red Clover

Red clover is one of the most popularly used true clovers in the UK. Once established it’s capable of rapid growth and shows reasonably good persistence up to three years, although ongoing breeding work is being carried out to increase plant persistence. The 'single cut' or 'late' strains of red clover, notably the diploid variety altaswede provide one large cut per season, flowering once per season, approximately 10 - 18 days later than the 'double cut' early strains.

Late Flowering Red Clover Species Guide

Grass

Perennial Ryegrass

Perennial ryegrass is the most commonly grown productive grass in the UK, used particularly for livestock grazing and forage. It has been the subject of plant breeding for over 60 years, ensuring there are a wide range of perennial ryegrass varieties available commercially.

Perennial Ryegrass Species Guide  Buy Perennial Ryegrass Straight

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