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Medium Red Clover

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Medium Red Clover
A versatile short-lived perennial clover; when used as a green manure, it can provide up to 100#/acre of nitrogen for the next crop. Plant in late summer with a nurse crop or frost seed in early spring (February or March) Tolerates shade and dry conditions when getting established; forms taproots that help prevent soil compaction. Does better in acidic soils than alfalfa. Red clover supports beneficial insects including lady beetles, green lacewing larvae, and hover flies. Makes nutritious hay or pasture. Seed at 10#/acre alone or 6#/acre mixed with oats. Frost seed at 15-20#/acre or ½#/1000 sq. ft. Pre-inoculated with N-Tex (OMRI).  Organic.

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