UK Native Acid Soils Mixture


For moderately acid areas (pH4-5.5). Contains wild flowers and grasses that are found on soils that are moderately acidic. This type of grassland often develops in upland areas, areas where the topsoil has been leached by rainfall over time, and where lime has not been applied in recent years.

A mix of 18 native wildflower species and 6 species of grass. This mix is suited to acidic soils, down to a pH value of about 5.

Sowing rate: 5gms/sq metre , 20kg/acre


Wildflower Species:
1% COMMON CATSEAR hypochaeris radicata
1.5% COWSLIP primula veris
2% AUTUMN HAWKBIT leontodon autumnalis
2.5% YARROW achillea millefolium
2.5% WOOD SAGE teucrium scorodonia
2.5% TUFTED VETCH vicia cracca
3% BIRDSFOOT TREFOIL lotus corniculatus
3%RAGGED ROBIN lychnis flos-cuculi
3% RIBWORTH PLANTAIN plantago lanceolata
3% BETONY stachys officinalis
5% WILD FOXGLOVE digitalis purpurea
10% COMMON SORREL rumen acetosa
10.5% YELLOW RATTLE rhinanthus minor
10.5 % SHEEPS SORREL rumen acetosella
11% COMMON KNAPWEED centaurea nigra
11% LADYS BEDSTRAW galium verum
11% MEADOW BUTTERCUP ranunculus acris

Grass Species:
5% COMMON BENT agrostis capillaris
15% CRESTED DOGSTAIL cynosurus cristatus
20% SHEEPS FESCUE festuca ovina
20% SLENDER CREEPING RED FESUE festuca rubra ssp. litoralis
20% STRONG CREEPING RED FESCUE festuca rubra ssp. rubra

Additional information

Weight 1 kg


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