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Species Rich Lawn Turf

About the Product

This turf is used as an alternative to a standard monoculture grass lawn, with improved biodiversity to help meet regulatory standards such as BREEAM and the Home Quality Mark (Code for Sustainable Homes).

This biodiverse lawn is treated in the same way as a conventional lawn (regularly mown and fertilised) but the flowering species included in the mix are able to survive and thrive with this regime. This is not a colourful solution, but it is species rich.

Key Product Points

  • A lawn turf that includes 26 species.
  • All ground landscaping applications from 400m² to 10,000m².
  • Shade and drought tolerant.

Typical Applications:

  • Lawns
  • Grassed areas that are subject to regular mowing
  • Grassed areas that are subject to regular wear
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Images above are of varying age, taken at different times of year, reflect local site/ground conditions and historical maintenance regimes.
To specify product please use the following:

Product Code: WFT-Species-Rich-26

Species Mix

Grasses

Chewing’s Fescue
(Festuca rubra subsp. commutate)
Common Meadow grass (Poa pratensis) Dwarf cultivar (Lolium perenne)
Sheep's Fescue (Festuca ovina) Slender creeping red fescue
(Festuca rubra trichophylla)
Smaller Cat’s Tail (Phleum bertolonii)

Flora

Betony (Stachys officinalis) Birdsfoot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) Black medick (Medicago lupulina)
Common Knapweed (Centaurea nigra) Common Sorrel (Rumex acetosa) Daisy (Bellis perennis)
Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia) Lady’s Bedstraw (Galium verum) Meadow Buttercup (Ranunculus acris)
Meadow Vetchling (Lathryus pratensis) Salad Burnet (Sanguisorba minor) Self Heal (Prunella vulgaris)
Smooth bedstraw (Galium mollugo) Suckling Clover (Trifolium dubium) Wild Marjoram (Origanum vulgare)
Wild Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) Yarrow (Achillia millefolium)  

Specification

Maintenance

Cutting Cycle: Regular mowing, Occasional fertilising

Watering: For the first 2 to 4 weeks to prevent turf from drying out.

Product Weight

Typical per m²: 18kg

Typical Saturated per m²: 22kg

Width & Length

Turf size: 0.64 x 1 (0.64m²).

Arrives slabbed stacked flat on a pallet or provided in 2 x 20m (40m²) large rolls on request.

All dimensions are approximate.

Min / Max Established Height

Min: 3cm

Max: 10cm

Heights subject to seasonal variations.

Delivery

Delivery Method Pallet Size m² Per Pallet
Bespoke - Haulier 1.5m x 1.2m 80m
Courier 1m x 1.2m 50m
Collection Optional -
For saturated / mature turf reduce pallet volume by 20m².
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