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Organic Wild Atlantic Winter Greenmanure Mix

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Organic Wild Atlantic Winter Greenmanure Mix

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Green manure for sowing until end October.  Exclusive to Fruit Hill Farm. Organic winter green manure seedsCertified organic - available in kilos, 25kilos and 20sq.m packs.  More details below.

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Wild Atlantic Green Manure -  the way to protect your soil in winter.

Sow until end October   kg/ha:  100kg   1kg covers: 100m2

  • Great green manure mix also suitable for a late sowing until the end October.
  • Available by the kilo, 25kilo or in 20sq.m garden packs.
  • Quick cover and hardy legumes will develop strongly in Spring to provide extra Nitrogen for next crop.
  • Very good root development.
  • Exclusive to Fruit Hill Farm (on the Wild Atlantic Way in Bantry, centre of the universe)

Contents -

  • Squarrose Clover 10%
    • Long taproot.
    • This plant belongs to the autumn-spring cycle. Can tolerate temperatures of -10°C at its rosette stage.
    Crimson Clover 10%  
    • Produces an abundant crop and grows in a great range of soils and climates.
    • It is fast growing and provides exceptional weed suppression.
  • Wild Ancient Rye 30%
    • A special advantage of the wild rye is the powerful and fine root system, which penetrates the entire arable profile.
    • The plant is a deep-rooted and will improve the fertility and drainage of the soil.
  • Vetch 20%
    •  Produces a lot of bulky foliage that suppresses weeds, adds organic matter and improves the texture of the soil.
    • It is easy to dig in.
    • Very Winterhardy!
  • Black Oats (Japanese Oats) 30%
    • Its dense root system is beneficial to soil texture.
    • Provides good soil coverage. 
    • Black oat is reported to have nematicidal effect.

Coverage -

  • 1kilo will cover 100m2
  • 100kg per hectare

How to sow green manures –

  • Prepare a reasonable seed bed.
  • Broadcast you seeds.  If you have a large area to cover it is a good idea to divide the seed and the land into 4 parts to avoid running out of seed.
  • Rake in and water if soil is dry.

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