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Trifolium pratense Cool season legume cover crop.
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Is also called Mammoth Red Clover. It is a short-lived perennial legume that usually makes one cutting per season. Its globe shaped, pink flower is attractive to bees, while the stems and elongated leaves are softly pubescent.
- Application Rate: 10-15 lb/acre
- Inoculant: Alfalfa-Clover inoculant (sold separately)
- Germination: 5-10 Days
- Plant Height: 18-24"
- Uses: Attracts beneficial insects, forage, erosion control, green manure, addition of nitrogen to the soil.
- Facts to Note: Has a large root system, and is adapted to a wide range of soil pH and likes high calcium soils. Does not tolerate saturated soils. Seed in spring or fall depending on climate, tolerates cold well once established.