Trifolium incarnatum, Variety Not Stated

Crimson Clover, Variety Not Stated

Used as a winter companion or cover crop in pasture, hay, and silage mixes and for erosion control; seed in the fall or early spring south of I-64; plow under before the next crop is planted; provides food for honeybees.

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General Product Information
  • Species:
    Crimson Clover, Variety Not Stated
  • Species Type:
    Naturalized
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  • Characteristics:
    Single-crown; upright; round-tipped leaves; builds nitrogen and organic matter; the crimson flowers add early spring color to conservation plantings.
  • Habitat:
    Sandy and clay-like soils.
  • Life Cycle:
    Annual
  • Bloom Period:
    Spring/Summer
  • Flower Color:
    Red
  • Typical Height:
    2.6 ft
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    12 in
  • pH:
    6.0 – 7.0
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    NI
  • Midwest
    NI
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    NI
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    NI
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Full Sun
  • Drought:
    Low
  • Salt:
    No
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    150,000
  • Seeding rate per acre in a mix:
    up to 0.34 lb
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fine
Included in mixes

$4.08/lb

Description

Annual cover crop mix.

Additional information

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LifeCycle

Annual

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