Trifolium pratense, Mammoth
Red Clover, Mammoth
A short-lived species used as hay, pasture and silage for domestic animals or for a cover crop that builds nitrogen and organic matter; flowers develop again after early summer cutting; may be frost seeded during early spring; provides food for bumblebees.
General Product Information:
Item Number: TRIPRA02
Species Type: Naturalized
Cover Crops, Forage & Pasture Sites, Wildlife Habitat & Food Plots
Classification: Herbaceous Biennial Legume, Herbaceous Perennial Legume, Herbaceous Biennial Legume, Herbaceous Perennial Legume, Herbaceous Biennial Legume
Characteristics: A very thick single-crown legume; fast growing, high nitrogen producer for soil fertility improvement.
Habitat: Medium fertility soils; pH 6.0 or above preferable.
Bloom Period: May to August
Flower Color: Magenta
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 2.6 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 12 in
pH: 5.5 – 7.6
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 272,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 15.0% and not more than 25.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine