Clover - Persian
Trifolium resupinatum L.
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Image Cultivar Type Production period Morphological description Crop strengths Feeding value Production potential Crop uses Soil requirement Establishment
Turbo Temperate, Legume Annual, Winter

Grows up to 0.2 – 0.75 m

Leaves trifoliate; 1 – 3 cm long; oval-oblong leaflets

Flowers pink to violet

Seeds ovoid shaped; brown/olive/purple; 1 500 000 seeds/kg

Multi cut forage crop

Tolerates seasonal flooding

Some tolerance to salinity

Free of oestrogen risk

Crude protein: 17 – 33 %

Digestibility: 65 – 70 %

Dry matter production: 4 - 8 t/ha/annum Pasture, hay, silage & soil conservation

Well adapted to most soil types

pH range between 5.5 – 8.5

Plant during February – March; March – May

Seeding rate of 6 – 10 kg/ha dryland; 10 – 15 kg/ha irrigated