Alsike Clover (OMRI Inoculated)

    Description

    Alsike clover is a perennial that thrives in low lying ground. For pastures or meadows with poor drainage and occasional water logging, this would be the first clover to try. Growing 2-4 feet tall with pink flowers, this adds a pollinator attracting and nitrogen fixing species to perennial pasture mixes. It should be considered that alsike clover can be toxic to horses.

    Alsike Clover (OMRI Inoculated)

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      $200.00

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      Seeding Rate: 5-6 lbs per acre.

        Description

        Alsike clover is a perennial that thrives in low lying ground. For pastures or meadows with poor drainage and occasional water logging, this would be the first clover to try. Growing 2-4 feet tall with pink flowers, this adds a pollinator attracting and nitrogen fixing species to perennial pasture mixes. It should be considered that alsike clover can be toxic to horses.

        When is the right time to plant?

        Alsike Clover (OMRI Inoculated) has a minimum germination temp of 42 °F. Reference your average soil temperature to determine ideal planting time.
        Read this article for more info: When Can I Start Planting?

        Basic Info

        N Fix Potential 50-100
        Seeds/lb 450,000
        C/N at Maturity Low
        Growth Habit Prostrate
        Root Type/Depth Shallow Taproot
        Cold Kill -10 °F
        Dry Matter Potential 1.5 - 3 tons/acre

        Use & Characteristics

        Maturity Perennial days
        Lasting Residue Fair
        Palatability Excellent
        Hay Harvest Very Good
        Regrowth Excellent
        Deep Compaction Fair
        Surface Compaction Good
        Weed Suppression Very Good
        Crimp Kill Difficult

        Planting

        Plant Depth 1/5 - 1/4"
        Min Germ Temp 42 °F
        Drilled Seed Rate 5-6 lbs/acre
        Broadcast Seed Rate 6-8 lbs/acre

        Tolerance

        Heat Good
        Drought Poor
        Shade Very Good
        Wet Soil Excellent
        Low Fertility Poor
        Low pH Soil Very Good
        High pH Salinity Very Good
        High pH Calcareous Fair

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