The Forth Mixture

Everything you need to know about this Short Term Ley grass seed mixture

SHORT TERM LEY

This mixture includes:

Global Red Clover
Enduro Tetraploid Hybrid Ryegrass
Meribel Diploid Italian Ryegrass
Premium Diploid Intermediate Perennial Ryegrass

RECOMMENDED SOWING RATE: 30-37 kgs/ha (12-15 kgs/acre)

TETRAPLOID CONTENT: 25.00%

AVERAGE HEADING DATE: May 1st + 35 days

FEATURES

  • Designed for high production using rich yielding IRG and Hybrid in mixture with red clover.
  • If managed correctly, it should give three cuts of quality silage in a season.

BENEFITS

  • Reduces reliance on fertiliser by utilising red clover N-fixing ability.
  • Useful break crop in arable rotation.
  • High protein silage.

MANAGEMENT

  • Careful grazing management required because of red clover.
  • Ensure correct cutting height to maintain crown root of red clover.

OTHER GRASS SEED MIXTURES

The Tyne Short Term Ley
The Aln 3-4 Year Intensive Cut & Graze
The Till 4-5 Year Medium Term Cut & Graze
The Burns Permanent Coquet Long Term Dual Purpose with Early Bite
The Burns Permanent Teviot Dual Purpose Mixture
The Burns Permanent Bowmont Dual Purpose Long Term Cut & Graze
The Burns Permanent Tweed Permanent Pasture Long Term Grazing
The Burns Permanent Yarrow Permanent Pasture Long Term Grazing

View our 2021 Grass Seed Brochure

If you’re interested in this grass seed mixture, please get in touch or contact your farm rep!