Popular hay plant great for cover cropping on fertile soils (they do not like acidic soils) with fair to good drainage. Requires summer irrigation and produces the most growth in warm weather and grows to a height of 18–24".
Excellent beneficial insect habitat including bees
Can fix 200 lb/acre of nitrogen if given adequate phosphorus, calcium & sulfur
Up to 10 tons of organic matter per acre
Suitable for 3–5 year rotations
Plant shallow in early fall or spring at 25 lb/acre