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CRIMSON CLOVER

#1062 | TRIFOLIUM INCARNATUM

CRIMSON CLOVER

#1062 | TRIFOLIUM INCARNATUM

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Summary

Crimson clover is a winter annual, planted in the late summer or early fall. It is a great component for pastures, pollinator mixes, or winter cover.

Plant Characteristics
Taxonomy

Zone

Regional Growing Zone
1 - Northwest Coastal, 2 - California Coastal, 4 - Mountain, 5 - Midwest, 6 - Northeast Lakes, 7 - Great Lakes South, 8 - Appalacia, 9 - Southeast, 10 - South Florida, 11 - South Texas
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Temperature Zone
Warm, Cool, Transitional

Plant Characteristics

Height
12" - 20"
Bloom Period
Early-Spring
Bloom Color
Red
Leaf Color
Green
Growing Cycle
Annual
Growth Habit
Other
Sun Requirement
Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade

Plant Information

Planting Season
Fall - Late-Summer
Plant Depth
0.25" - 0.5"
Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
42° F
Establishment
Easy

Seed Information

Seeds Per Pound
150,000
Kingdom
PLANTAE
Subkingdom
TRACHEOBIONTA
Super Division
SPERMATOPHYTA
Division
MAGNOLIOPHYTA
Class
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
Subclass
ROSIDAE
Order
FABALES
Family
FABACEAE
Genus
TRIFOLIUM
Species
TRIFOLIUM INCARNATUM

Coverage Area & Available Sizes

COVERAGE: 15-20 LBS PER ACRE

AVAILABLE SIZES:

How to Use & Apply

The best planting method is to drill the seed into a firm, weed free seedbed. Planting should occur 6-8 weeks before a killing frost.

Applications

Forage & Grazing

Cover Crop

Pollinator Beneficial Plants

Soil Stabilization & Erosion Control

Notes

Don’t forget to purchase the required inoculant for this product.

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