Crimson Clover, Trifolium incarnatum is a nitrogen-fixing plant with deep roots that will help to break up the soil while the nitrogen improves the soil. It makes an excellent hay. In addition to these fine attributes, the plants produce brilliant red flowers that attract beneficial insects. Plant when nighttime temperatures are between 60° and 69° F ambient to promote seed germination.
- Grows in well-drained, sandy soil.
- Excellent for erosion prevention.
- Although it is an annual, it will reseed.
Germination Temp.………60° to 68°F ambient
Days to Maturity..…………240 to 260 Days. Seed in fall.
- Seed at ½ lb. per 1000 square feet
- Seed at 20 lbs per acre
Recommended Inoculant: Use Alfalfa/Clover Inoculant.
Suggested Use: Tolerates shade, so can be used for underplanting in shaded areas. Great plant for attracting beneficial insects.
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