Persian Clover

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Cover crops can be planted in spring, summer or fall! Remember that ¼ to ⅓ of your growing area should be planted to green manure cover crops every year. This ensures your soil stays healthy and productive.

Seeds can be stored for 1 to 2 years.

Description

Persian Clover is an annual legume that is native to the Eastern Mediterranean region. The pink flowers are wonderfully fragrant and attract many beneficial insects and pollinators. 

It is fast-growing, producing a thick high-yielding canopy that is perfect for livestock or wildlife feed, protects the soil and is extremely competitive against weeds.    

Persian Clover is capable of fixing large amounts of nitrogen (up to 150 lbs per acre) in a short period of time. Its rapid growth makes it ideal for soils needing a quick fertility boost. 

Persian Clover is very well adapted to various soil types, tolerating both waterlogging and mild soil salinity. It can be grown as a single species but is typically grown with other cover crops such as Annual Ryegrass, Daikon Radish, other Legumes and cereals. 

Non-GEO

250g covers approximately 1000 sq. ft
1 kg covers approximately 4000 sq. ft

Can be used with EcoTea Seed Inoculant for increased nutrient efficiency, improved root development and higher disease resistance.

FOR PLANTING PURPOSES ONLY. Seed should not be used as food or feed.

Quick Guide

  • Latin Name: Trifolium resupinatum
  • Hardiness: Annual   
  • Growth Rate: Fast 
  • Germination: 7 days
  • Planting Dates: Mar 10-Sep 15 (8 weeks before 1st killing frost) 
  • Seeding Rate: 250g per 1000 sq. ft (10kg per acre)
  • Max Planting Depth: 0.25” deep or broadcast and tamp to 0.25” deep
  • Growth Habit: Medium Upright 18" to 30" tall  
  • Benefits: High yielding, establishes quickly, adds nitrogen to the soil, roots loosen ground to improve tilth & drainage, breaks down quickly when mowed, feeds wildlife & pollinators
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Usual Seed Life: 3-5 years
  • Cover Crop Management: Can be cut or mowed 1 to 2 times before tilling.

Highest Quality Standards

Our cover crop seed comes from high-quality stock and is tested for germination. We've selected the best varieties available to maximize each species' potential.

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