Crimson Clover (Dixie) - OMRI Inoculated

    Description

    Crimson clover is one of the fastest growing, fastest establishing clovers. Known for its beautiful, deep red, cone shaped bloom, crimson clover is one of the most aesthetically pleasing cover crops and a popular choice for pollinator insects. For a more cold tolerant and higher biomass version, consider Kentucky Pride crimson clover.

    Crimson Clover (Dixie) - OMRI Inoculated

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      Seeding Rate: 10-20 lbs per acre.

        Description

        Crimson clover is one of the fastest growing, fastest establishing clovers. Known for its beautiful, deep red, cone shaped bloom, crimson clover is one of the most aesthetically pleasing cover crops and a popular choice for pollinator insects. For a more cold tolerant and higher biomass version, consider Kentucky Pride crimson clover.

        When is the right time to plant?

        Crimson Clover (Dixie) - 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 30-90
        Seeds/lb 107200
        C/N at Maturity Low
        Growth Habit Upright
        Root Type/Depth Shallow Taproot
        Cold Kill -5 °F
        Dry Matter Potential 1.5 - 3 tons/acre

        Use & Characteristics

        Maturity 75-100 days
        Lasting Residue Fair
        Palatability Excellent
        Hay Harvest Excellent
        Regrowth Good
        Deep Compaction Fair
        Surface Compaction Good
        Weed Suppression Good
        Crimp Kill Moderate

        Planting

        Plant Depth 1/4 - 1/2"
        Min Germ Temp 42 °F
        Drilled Seed Rate 10-20 lbs/acre
        Broadcast Seed Rate 20-30 lbs/acre

        Tolerance

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

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