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RIBWORT PLANTAIN seeds (plantago lanceolata)

RIBWORT PLANTAIN seeds (plantago lanceolata)
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RIBWORT PLANTAIN seeds (plantago lanceolata)RIBWORT PLANTAIN seeds (plantago lanceolata)

RIBWORT PLANTAIN seeds (plantago lanceolata)

  Our ref: ST73_1
  • type - perennial
  • colour - Brown
  • height - 50 to 75cms
  • Sowing rate 1 gm sq m.
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despatched all year round.

Ribwort Plantain -plantago lanceolata – is found within most types of grassland on virtually all soil types. As such it makes a very reliable general-purpose meadow plant. In the wild, Ribwort Plantain is an important host plant for the Glanville and Heath Fritillary butterflies, that will lay their eggs on the plant. The leaves and seeds are also of value to other wildlife. Ribwort Plantain is a low growing species with brown flowers that appears from April to August. Ribwort Plantain looks best growing with wild flowers that bloom in early to mid summer such as Oxeye daisies, Knapweeds, Mallows, Meadow Cranesbills and Scabious.

How to grow Ribwort Plantain Seeds
Ribwort Plantain seeds should be sown in spring or autumn, either outside, where they are to flower, or in seed trays and covered lightly with compost. Ribwort Plantain seeds are usually easy to germinate and the seedlings, which are quick to develop, can be pricked out and grown on, for planting out later in the year.


To buy Ribwort Plantain seeds
To purchase Ribwort Plantain seeds, please select a quantity above and click add to cart. To ensure the best chance of success, we sell all of our wildflower seeds by weight, which ensures each wildflower seed packet contains a good quantity of seeds. The recommended sowing rate is 1 gram per square metre, and the number of Ribwort Plantain seeds per gram is approx. 400. All of our Wildflower seed packets contain seeds of Native British provenance.


Summary
type - perennial,
colour - Brown,
height - 50 to 75cms, flowers April, May, June, July, August,
habitat - Moist Grassland (Clay, Loams), Dry Grassland (clay, loam), Very dry Sandy Soil, Very Acidic Soil (Peats, Heaths), Bare, Open Ground (eg Arable field margins, disturbed, waste ground),
Caterpillar Food Plant
Printed 13/12/2017 20:50:30
st73_1 type perennial colour brown height 50 to 75cms flowers april may june july august habitat moist grassland clay loams dry grassland clay loam very dry sandy soil very acidic soil peats heaths bare open ground eg arable field margins disturbed waste ground caterpillar food plant
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