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Berseem Clover - Nitrocoated Seed
(Lb)

A Protein-Rich Plant That Livestock Love

Item Number: SCL305

$3.89/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$3.89/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

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Trifolium alexandrinum Cool season legume cover crop.

Also called Egyptian alfalfa. Tolerates most soils, poor drainage, and temperatures to 20°F. Plant late summer to early fall and irrigate up to obtain good fall growth. Can suppress small-seeded vegetables up to 1 month after incorporation.

  • Application Rate: 15-20 lb/acre, 1 lb/1500 sq ft, 0.5 deep
  • Inoculant: Not needed, seed is nitrocoated
  • Germination: 5-10 Days
  • Plant Height: 2'
  • Uses: Pasture, hay, silage, green manure
  • Facts to Note: Fixes Nitrogen (200-300 lb/acre) and is a palatable, protein-rich plant. Remarkably productive (up to 6 cuttings possible per season), with best growth in full sun with regular clipping.

Note to Certified Organic Growers: This is conventional seed, but all seeds are coated with Nitro-Coat Organic, which is an OMRI listed coating. This coating uses all organic ingredients: the proper rhizobacteria, a Calcium Carbonate coating that is naturally water absorbing to speed seed germination, and an OMRI listed organic adhesive.

Features

  • Adds Significant Organic Matter
  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Cold Hardy, Down to 25 °F
  • Fixes Nitrogen
  • Germination in Soils < 45°F
  • Good for Forage/Hay
  • Loosens Heavy Soils
  • Nitrocoated
  • Provides Quick Growth
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Mowing/Grazing
  • Tolerates Poor Drainage

Characteristics

Life Cycle Annual Plant Height Mid-height, 13-36"
Planting Time Fall Seed Variety Single
Life Cycle Annual
Plant Height Mid-height, 13-36"
Planting Time Fall
Seed Variety Single

Useful Information

Planting & Growing Guide

What You May Need

Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 5"W x 1.5"H

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