Melilotus officinalis
Yellow Blossom Sweetclover

Tap-rooted legume; builds soil organic matter on low fertility sites; source of nectar and pollen for honeybees.

General Product Information:

Item Number: MELOFF01
Species Type: Naturalized
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Classification: Herbaceous Biennial Legume, Herbaceous Biennial Legume
Habitat: Mine spoil, roadsides, waste places.
Bloom Period: June to August
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 32 in
pH: 5.0 – 8.0

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: High
Salt: Moderate

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 259,000
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Please contact customer service for seeding rate information.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $4.92/Lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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