Frosty Berseem Clover Seed from Byron Seeds is a fast growing annual clover excellent for thickening alfalfa stands. Frosty Berseem clover has very low hard seed counts, allowing the plant to focus on quick establishment and rapid growth. Frosty is an ideal nitrogen fixing cover crop in the south because of its growth habit and timing. It produces early season biomass that makes it highly attractive as a cover crop in rotation with corn and cotton in the southeast US. Frosty Berseem Clover is a good producer of high quality feed with no records of bloat. Frosty Berseem is utilized extensively as a nitrogen fixing soil building crop. Frosty Berseem Clover is great for a cover crop, thickening declining alfalfa stands, and a short season forage crop.
- High nitrogen fixation
- Crude protein as high as 22.1%
- Relative feed values up to 182
- Great south of TN (because of winterkill)
- Excellent palatability – cows selectively grazed for it!
Frosty Berseem Clover can be broadcasted or drilled into soil. Seed depth is 0.25 inches. Frosty Berseem Clover prefers a slightly alkaline loam and silty soil with a pH of 6+. Frosty Berseem Clover needs adequate phosphorus and potassium for establishment, persistence and growth. If drilled as a mono culture plant at a rate of 15 lbs/acre and in mixes 5-7 lb/acre. If broadcasting, seed a mono-culture at 25 lb/acre and in mixes at 12-16 lb/acre.
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