Orchard & Soft Fruit

A selection of mixtures designed especially for use in orchards and soft fruit farms. They are more disease resistant, tolerant to shade and aid in prevention of soil erosion.

Premier Orchard

A slow growing mixture which tolerates some shade and requires little maintenance. A higher seed rate is required for this mixture supplied in 20kg bags.

20kg per acre/50kg per ha

Bornito Sheeps Fescue

2kg

Pinafore Slender Creeping Red Fescue

5kg

Maxima Strong Creeping Red Fescue

7kg

Evora Smooth Stalked Meadow Grass

5kg

Highland Common Bent

1kg

Universal Orchard

A good all round reliable mixture supplied in 20kg bags which is quicker at establishing a coverage of grass for orchards.

14kg per acre/34.6kg per ha

Turf Perennial Ryegrass

6kg

Maxima Strong Creeping Red Fescue

8kg

Evora Smooth Stalked Meadow Grass

4kg

Highland Common Bent

2kg

Headland Orchard Mix

A hard wearing mixture, ideal where extra vehicle movement is required, supplied in 20kg bags.

14kg per acre/34.6kg per ha

Nifty Intermediate Diploid PRG

6kg

Maxima Strong Creeping Red Fescue

8kg

Turf Perennial Ryegrass

6kg

Soft Fruit Mix

A blend of amenity type grasses specifically designed to give extremely hard wearing performance over many years. It creates a dense sward which is slower growing and therefore requires less cutting.

Maxima Strong Creeping Red Fescue

60%

Pinafore Slender Creeping Red Fescue

30%

Evora Smooth Stalked Meadow Grass

6%

Highland Common Bent

4%

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“Quality Seeds, locally produced with great service”

AJ & CI Snell, Windmill Hill, Hereford

One of the UK’s leading fresh and frozen fruit growers producing an impressive 1000 tonnes of strawberries plus raspberries, blackberries and blueberries, along with a further 700 tonnes of conventional and soil association organic blackcurrants. UK Grower Awards 2016 winner of the Soft Fruit Grower of the Year.

2-bags