Sainfoin 10g (300) seeds - FREE POST« back
This is a medium-sized erect plant with pinnate leaves. It produces fruits in short, flattened pods that have a rough, strongly veined surface. Sainfoin, in its native form, is an inhabitant of dry chalky grasslands, but a more robust form was introduced to England from southern Europe in the seventeenth century and grown as a forage crop. It has since been widely sown on motorway embankments. From those two sources, the descendants of these plants have since colonised many roadside verges and waste ground. Available from specialist nurseries, this plant will make a lovely addition to a wildflower meadow, where they will be an attraction for bees.
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