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Green Manure 'Phacelia'

Phacelia tanacetifolia

Hardy Annual

A valuable, quick growing, hardy annual green manure particularly good in dry soils, but suitable for all soil types. Can be used as a summer/autumn manure, or overwinter from a September sowing for spring digging in. The attractive foliage quickly smothers weeds and its extensive root system improves the soil structure. If left to flower will attract bees and other beneficial insects. Contents: 50g (1.75 oz) sufficient to sow 22 sq.m (approx 23.75 sq.yd)

Ideal For:
kitchen garden, wildlife gardens
Flowering Period:
June, July, August
Sowing Months:
March, April, May, June, July, August, September
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (50 grams)

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    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £2.99
Sow from March to August, or September to overwinter, whenever the soil is vacant for at least 2 months, or where there is an area which requires increased fertility. Roughly dig over the soil removing any weeds. Lightly tread over the soil. Broadcast (scatter) the seed over the soil surface, carefully rake and water well in.
Allow the plants to develop for 50–60 days, usually just before flowering. Taller, stronger plants will draw up further minerals and will need chopping up prior to digging or rotavating in, but will provide increased bulky organic matter to the soil. Caution: irritant to skin and eyes.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

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Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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