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Red Clover 
(Trifolium pratense)

 
Red Clover is a biennial adapted throughout the United States except in the most arid regions. The upright stems grow from 30.5 to 46 cm (12 to 18 in.) tall with reddish-purple flower heads. It is an important forage crop that also provides excellent wildlife benefits. It is normally seeded in a mixture.

Drill or broadcast seed 0.6 to 1.3 cm (¼ to ½ in.) deep. Inoculate seed propr to planting to induce nitrogen fixation. Planting should be made in spring or late fall in cooler climates, late summer in warmer and southern climates.

 

SEEDING RATES:

22.4 to 31 kg PLS/hectare
20 to 28 lbs. PLS/acre

 

NUMBER OF SEEDS:

275,000 per lb. (0.46 kg)

 

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