Organic Medium Red Clover - Trifolium pratense
This beautiful cover crop is perfect for Nitrogen fixing and in hay, green manure and pastures. Grows in moist soil types and ideal for fixing nitrogen and mining nutrients deep in the soil, making them accessible.
- Sun: Full
- Direct Sow: Spring to Fall
- Seed Count: 15,000
- Weight : 1 oz
- Sows: 125 square feet
- Days to Maturity: 70
- Plant Size: 8" - 12"
- Attracts : Bees & beneficial insects
Plant in early spring and mow/till in the fall. Can also be planted spring, summer and fall. Broadcast seed and rake well. Water area while seeds are germinating.
Beautiful crop for N-fixation, hay, pasture and green manure.
Fixes 100 lbs of nitrogen per acre and mines nutrients from deep in the soil. Smaller than Mammoth red clover; regrows vigorously after mowing or grazing. Incorporate after the second growth season. Perennial if not plowed under. Seeding rate: 20 lbs/acre, ½ lb/1000 sq ft.
Reference blog post on cover cropping your garden!