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Crimson Clover Excellent Cover Crop for Weed Suppression

Trifolium incarnatum

Crimson clover provides early spring nitrogen for full season crops in Southern regions. Rapid summer or fall growth in cool season areas make it ideal for weed suppression and green manure purposes. Crimson clover is widely used in the South for roadside cover or as a re-seeding annual clover in pastures and hay ground. It is gaining popularity as a versatile summer annual cover crop in Northern regions.

Planting Instructions:

Monoculture
In Mixes
Seeding Rate:
15-20 lbs/acre drilled
5-10 lbs/acre drilled
Planting Depth:
1/4 inch

Kentucky Pride Crimson Clover

Excellent Cover crop for weed suppression and nitrogen fixation

Crimson clover provides early spring nitrogen for full-season crops in Southern regions and rapid summer or fall growth in cool-season areas.

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Species/Variety
Lifespan
Root Structure
Carbon Ratio
pH
Legumes/ Kentucky Pride Crimson Clover
A
TAP
20:1
4.8-8.2

Lifespan: A = Annual; B = Biennial; P = Perennial

  Tolerates well or is useful for

  Is somewhat tolerant or is somewhat useful for

  Is not tolerant or should not be used for