Growing Calendar for Green Manure Seeds - Phacelia
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Green Manure Phacelia is good foliage cover for weed suppression.
For maximum effect it should be cut down before the flowers open, but they are extremely attractive to many beneficial insects, especially bees so can be a good idea to leave a few to flower.
Can be over-wintered in milder areas.
Sow March – September
Weed suprsessing foliage.
Height: 24in (60cm)
Sow Outdoors: March-September, direct into the required position, prepare soil by raking to produce a firm even surface. Broadcast the seed and rake in to cover lightly.
DIG IN: Chop down foliage and dig in before flowering to improve the soil''s structure and fertility.
Leave a few to flower, extremely attractive to beneficial insects.
Standard Seeds E.C Rules and Regulations.
These have been planted and show very good germination and growth. They have been planted for two reasons. One, to see how they perform in a southern winter and two, because I am following with brassicas so I cannot use mustard.
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