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FHF Quick Green Neutral Mix - certified organic per kg

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FHF Quick Green Neutral Mix - certified organic per kg
€8.20

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Quick growing green manure mix for the summer.  More details below.

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Sow months:  4-8          Kg/ha: 30 kg        1kg covers300m²

  • Mixture of 60% buckwheat and 40% phacelia.
  • Both plants are not related to any of our cultivated crops, so this mix is neutral and can be sown anywhere in the rotation.
  • Produces masses of bulk which should be dug in before the plants become too woody.
  • Buckwheat does not fix nitrogen but is a very rapidly growing annual crop. It is good at scavenging for phosphate in the soil which it then takes up and makes available to subsequent crops after incorporation.
  • Phacelia does not fix Nitrogen either, but is a great Nitrogen-lifter, and so it will reduce N losses.
  • The two green manures combine to give good coverage.
  • If allowed to flower will attract bees, hoverflies and other beneficial insects.
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