Arrowleaf Clover

Arrowleaf Clover (Trifolium vesiculsum)

  • Upright in its growth habit
  • A low bloat risk
  • Very slow to establish
  • Little winter growth
    • Upright in its growth habit
    • A low bloat risk
    • Suited to a range of soil types providing they are well drained and have a pH of 5.0 to 7.0
    • Very sensitive to red-legged earth mite attacks as a seedling
    • Intolerant of water logging
    • Very slow to establish with little winter growth
    • The seed should be sown in autumn into a well prepared, weed free seedbed
    • The seed is small and seedlings are slow to establish. Arrowleaf clover is very sensitive to being sown too deep (10mm)
    Sowing rate (pure)
    8 - 10 kg/ha
    Sowing rate (mixture)
    2 - 4 kg/ha
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