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Squarrosum Clover Commercial Varieties

Squarrosum clover is a species suitable for Mediterranean climates but also resistant to colder temperatures.
It is a non-regrowing plant and produces only one cut.
Compared to other clovers, squarrosum has a tall size and is more leafy, providing a greater yield in green mass.
The most suitable use for this forage legume is in association with other grasses to obtain forage rich in protein and fiber.
It can also be used as a Cover Crop plant thanks to the biomass produced and the nitrogen fixation action in the soil.

Strengths

High green matter productions
Good resistance to winter cold

Agronomic indications

Use: hay, cover crop
Forage harvest: April-May
Sowing rate: 30 – 35 kg/Ha
Sowing period: September-October

Cultural recommendations

Soil preparation: superficial tillage, fine soil on the surface
Optimal sowing depth: 0.5 – 1 cm – roll after sowing
Fertilization: according to soil analysis
Needs at planting: P2 O5 100/120 units/Ha; K2 O 80/100 units/Ha
Prefers soils with pH from 6 to 8

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