Clover, Yellow Blossom Sweet

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Clover, Yellow Blossom Sweet

Sweetclover is an upright annual or biennial cool season legume. Its extensive root taproot is great for soil building and subsoiling. In addition, it is a very durable legume as it can grow in most environmental situations. Once established, it is very drought tolerant. It attracts many beneficial insects, including honeybees. It is best planted at least six weeks before avergae first frost so roots can develop as this will reduce the risk of the plant winter heaving.

Type: Legume

Season: Cool Season

Seeding & Growth

  • Precision: Not recommended
  • Drilled: 10 lb/A, 1/4″ to 1/2″ deep
  • Broadcast: 15 lb/A
  • Aerial: 18 lb/A
  • Dates: At least 6 weeks before average first frost in fall, May also be frost seeded
  • Avg seeds/lb: 258,600
  • Emergence: 7 days
  • Height: 1.5′-7′
  • Inoculate: Yes, alfalfa or sweetclover inoculant
  • Inter-seeding: Yes, ask a specialist for details
  • Drought and Heat: Excellent heat and drought tolerance
  • Flooding: Tolerates long flooding and ponding

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