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White Blossom Sweet Clover


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White Blossom Sweetclover


White Blossom Sweet Clover is a biennial legume clover crop. The first year of growth is called vegetative growth or forage growth. The second year is reproductive or seed producing. Sweet clover has a fairly poor feed value. Its primary use is as a green manure crop. Its white flowers are a favorite of bees.


Supported Species

Bees, Cover for Deer and other wildlife
Northern Zone Planting Dates

April 1 - June 30

August 1 - Sept. 30


Transitional Zone Planting Dates

March 15 - June 15

August 15 - October 31

can be frost seeded

Southern Zone Planting Dates

March 1 - April 30

Sept. 1 - Nov. 15

Maturity 70 - 90 days
Height When Mature 2 feet
When to Plant Plant in the cooler months of spring and fall
Planting Depth 1/8 - 1/4 inch
Amount of Sunlight Full
Soil Type Prefers heavier soils that retain moisture.
Soil pH 5.8 or greater
Fertilizer Perform pH test
Protein Average
Nutrition Average mineral content
Primary Usage Food for bees, cover for deer and other wildlife
How to Plant Sweet clovers need to be planted using moderate care. Fields need to be leveled and firmed to maintain consistent planting depth. Sweet clovers can be seeded using conventional or no till seeders.

Product Specifications

Release Date: 12/19/17

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