Red Clover is perfect for light sandy soils, which it prefers and where it grows best.
A fast growing perennial of the legume family, red clover is low growing and will, therefore, suppress weed growth. It’s also ideal as a nitrogen fixer, extracting nitrogen from the air, and it helps to add bulk to lighter soils. Its roots penetrate deep down into the soil, adding valuable water retaining fibre.
Sow from April to September and turn in before the flowers die and set seeds. Red Clover can be left in the ground for up to 18 months.
Sow at 2 grams per sq. m. - this packet covers 50m2
|Red Clover Green Manure Seeds Sowing Guidelines |
|When to Sow Seeds: || |
Apr, May, Jun, Jul
|Germination Temperature: ||12C + |
|Cover Seed: ||Yes |
|Time to Germinate: ||7 Days |
|Seed Coverage ||2g / m2 |