Clover – Crimson

A high quality winter annual that can be used for both forage (usually in combination with a small grain or annual ryegrass) or as a nitrogen fixing cover crop. Will be ready for plow down in Lancaster in early May. Adapted to warmer parts of Pennsylvania and south. Crimson clover also has a beautiful crimson colored flower. Plant by September 1st for best results in Lancaster, PA. Ready to plow down 2 to 3 weeks earlier in spring than hairy vetch. Recommended seeding rate: 15-25 lbs/A.

Must be inoculated with clover inoculant for best nitrogen fixation.

Crimson Clover Tech Sheet

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