Rhinanthus minor. Yellow rattle. Gliográn.

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A hemi-parasite on grasses. In a meadow situation it can control grass strength and give other plants space to grow. NEW HARVEST FOR 2022 IS IN.


Common name:  Yellow rattle. Gliográn.

This population originates from Co Down. Irish Grid reference: J5647. ALMOST SOLD OUT AND ALMOST TOO LATE TO SOW..
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Attractive annual to 50cms. Bright yellow hooded, almost pea-like flowers on flower stems, May to July.

A root hemi-parasite on grasses, noted for its ability to diminish grass and so open up a meadow for other wild flowers to flourish. Generally a good moth food plant, it is the larval food plant of the Grass rivulet (Perizoma albulata).

Needs a meadow/grassland and once established will spread. It can be removed from a property by mowing before the flowers set and shed their seed.

Sowing guidelines:
Sow up to Christmas direct. It must get into firm contact with and into the soil. Once established allow it to self seed every year for continuous benefit. You will need to use fresh seed.
Download our sowing guidelines here.

Average weight: 300 seeds per gram.

Additional information

Weight 0.005 g
Dimensions 10 × 5 × 0.5 cm
Packet size

200 Seeds (£4 per gram), 2.5g 1000 seeds (£1.80 per gram), 5g (£1.60 per gram), 10g (£1.20 per gram), 20g (£0.95 per gram), 50g (£0.77 per gram)

1 review for Rhinanthus minor. Yellow rattle. Gliográn.

  1. Debbie (verified owner)

    The seed is native to Co Down, collected locally in July 2022, so really fresh as well.

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