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Sweet Clover (Melilotus officianalis)

Ref: SWEETCL

N Fixing biennial. Fast to establish from May sowings. Strong rooting plant for soil structure improvement. Must be effectively destroyed to avoid volunteers. Culture (rhizobium bacteria) to initiate nodulation is considered essential. This relatively simple process is done on the day of sowing.

Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Yield (0-20 T DM/Ha)
                                   
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     

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£7.80 / Kg

Sowing rate: 6.0kg/acre (15.0kg/ha)

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Culture for Sweet Clover (1 Pack) £10.00/Kg
More InfoCulture provides the correct type of bacteria to initiate nodulation for Lucerne & Sweet clover. This simple process is done on the day of sowing. This is considered essential if lucerne/sweet clover has not been grown previously, and is advised if there has been a break since it was last grown. It is organically certified and can be used on conventional and organic farms.

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Legume

Sweet Clover

Sweet clover (also known as yellow blossom) is a tall biennial plant. There are two forms, one white flowered and one yellow, with little difference between them. Once established it is aggressive, producing a large tap root and significant biomass.

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