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Trifolium pratense, Mammoth (Red Clover, Mammoth) bloom
Trifolium pratense, Mammoth (Red Clover, Mammoth) whole plant/field shotTrifolium pratense, Mammoth (Red Clover, Mammoth) seed

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
Product Categories:
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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
Midwest: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Low
Salt: Low

Seed Information:

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



Price: $2.86/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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