Clover, Alsike

CHARACTERISTICS
Planting Rate 3-5 lb acre
Seed Count 700,000 per lb.
Botanical Name Trifolium hybridum
Life Cycle Perennial
Environment - Full Sun - Partial Sun
Bloom Period May-October
Flower Color White
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Description

Alsike clover is a perennial or biennial native to Europe. It has prostrate to ascending stems with pink and white blossoms in round heads. Alsike clover is tolerant of acid and base-reacting soils and wet sites. Uses include wet meadow pastures and other wet sites.

Drill or broadcast seed 0.6 to 1.3 cm (1/4 to 1/2 inch) deep. Inoculate seed prior to planting to induce nitrogen-fixation. Plantings should be made in spring or late fall in cooler climates, late summer in warmer or southern climates.

A tolerance to acid & alkaline / wet soil

http://plants.usda.gov/plantguide/pdf/pg_trhy.pdf

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