Yellow Sweet Blossom Clover Seed - (Melilotus Officinalis) - Yellow Sweet Clover is commonly used for bees in honey production, cover crops, wildlife food plots, pastures, hay and green manure or soil building. This clover variety is known to attract honey bees and beneficial predatory wasps. Yellow Sweet clover plants grow as tall as 4 feet and is considered a biennial clover seed. Yellow Sweet Clover can fix or add as much as 100 units of Nitrogen per acre as well as 2500 to 3500 lbs of dry matter making this clover seed variety very appealing to Organic farmers.
Yellow Sweet Blossom Clover performs best in higher calcium soils with a pH of 6.5 or higher. This clover variety tolerates poorly drained and flooded soils. Yellow Sweet Clover is also drought tolerant as well as winter hardy.
To conclude, Yellow Sweet Blossom Clover is a great choice for soil building, organic green manure, honey production and erosion control in poorly drained soils.
Seed Rate: 10-15 lbs. per acre
Planting Time: Fall-Spring
Depth: 1/4 to 1/2 inch
pH: 6.5 or above
Inoculant Required: A Type Inoculant