Crimson Clover CCL-6970
Beautiful large-headed deep-crimson flowers.
Nitrogen source, soil builder, erosion preventor, ground cover, forage. Grows well in mixtures with small grains, grasses, and other clovers. Winter cover crop through warmer parts of zone 6 and summer crop elsewhere.
Fast growing on either sand or clay. Fixes about .21 lbs of nitrogen per 100 square feet per year.
BOTANICAL NAME: Trifolium incarnatum
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Coated with an OMRI-approved coating, containing clay and clover inoculant, for higher yields and faster better nitrogen fixing. Broadcast in early Autumn (about 6-8 weeks before first frost) or early spring in areas with summer rainfall. Does well in most well-drained soils. Avoid waterlogged, or extremely acid or alkaline soils. Cold and shade tolerant. Excellent for winter erosion control due to its dense root system. For livestock, begin forage when 6" high and rotate grazing.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: All/Spacing 5" or broadcast
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Bee Friendly, Fodder Crop