Phacelia is a rapidly growing, high biomass plant, although not deep rooted its dense zone of shallow roots are very good at conditionining the top 3-5cm of soil. It is also a good nitrogen holder and weed suppressor. Its eye catching purple flowers are particularly good at attracting bees and other beneficial insects.
If sowing as a straight, sow at 7.5kg/ha. or 3kg/ac. If adding to a mixture, a lower rate may be applicable – please contact us for more information if you are unsure or have any other questions.