Sweet Clover, Legumes

Legumes

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Sweet Clover, Legumes

Legumes

The Sweet Clover is a legume that is exceptional for not only attracting honey bees to the garden, but also creating green manure! This clover can grow nearly anywhere under most conditions. The Sweet Clover is our favorite clover because it is more versatile than other clovers at nitrogen fixating, erosion control and attracting beneficial insects. This variety is slow to establish the first year but comes on fast the following year and can produce up to 170 lb. of nitrogen per acre. The Sweet Clover comes OMRI Pre-inoculated. Uses: Bees & Beneficial Insects, Chicken Forage, Compaction Control, Deer Attractant, Erosion Control, Forage, Green Manure, Nitrogen Fixation, No Till, Weed Suppression
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Product Details

Sub Type

Clover

Botanical Name

Melilotus officinalis

Seed Type

Seed

Seeds Per Gram

535

Seeds Per Pound

239,500

Best Time To Sow

March-October

Broadcast Rate Per Acre

10-20 lbs.

Seeds Per Ounce

14969

Breed

Open-pollinated

Life Cycle

Biennial

Categories

Cover Crop

Days To Maturity (# Days)

60-70

Weight

1

Depth

1

Height

9

Width

6

Components

Growing Instructions

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