Fixation Balansa Clover Seed from Byron Seeds is an annual clover with white blossoms and hollow stems. Great for cover crop or forage use. Low seeding rate makes this an economical choice on a cost per acre basis.
- Help fix nitrogen
- Suppress weeds
- Excellent digestibility
- High yield
Fixation Balansa Clover
It is a large leaf type Fixation Balansa Clover, very high in protein, vitamins, and minerals. Addition of Fixation Balansa Clover to pastures will increase daily dry matter intake in livestock. Fixation Balansa Clover is a good producer of high quality feed and is utilized extensively as a soil building crop. A good mixture of grass and Fixation Balansa Clover can yield as much as a pure grass receiving 175 pounds of nitrogen fertilizer per acre.
Fixation Balansa Clover can be broadcasted, frost seeded, or drilled into soil. Seed depth should not exceed 0.25 inches. Fixation Balansa Clover will thrive on soils with a pH is 5.5 or higher. Fixation Balansa Clover needs adequate phosphorus and potassium for establishment, persistence and growth. Fixation Balansa Clover is especially responsive to cool, moist conditions. Fixation Balansa Clover can be planted in the spring or the fall and grows best between 50 and 85 degrees. Because of its shallow root system, it is not adapted to shallow, droughty soils.
Fixation Balansa Clover is primarily a pasture type clover. Fixation Balansa Clover planted with perennial grasses should be grazed or mowed frequently (2 or 3 times per summer) with the final mowing in late August. Fertilizer should be applied throughout the year as adequate levels of calcium, phosphorus and potash are also important. To manage the bloat risk associated with Fixation Balansa Clovers manage your pasture swards with no more than 10% stand of clover. Do not over-graze the grasses below 4 inches for this increases the clover concentration. For combinations with Italian Ryegrass and Annual Ryegrasses, red clover is a better choice.
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