Clover - Arrowleaf
Click on the cultivar name below for product characteristics COMPARISON CHART
Image Cultivar Type Production period Morphological description Crop strengths Feeding value Production potential Crop uses Soil requirement Establishment
Zulu Temperate, Legume Annual, Winter & spring

Erect to semi-erect growing legume, deep taproot, white-pinktinged flowers

Grows up to 0.70 - 0.80 cm tall

Leaves trifoliate, 6 cm x 3 cm; pointed at the tip; leaflets have a distinct white V-shaped marking

Seeds ovoid shaped; reddish brown; 1 - 1.2 mm; 800 000 seeds/kg

Late winter and spring production

Highly palatable

Bloat safe

Nitrogen fixation

Crude protein: 17 – 24 %

Digestibility: 60 – 70 %

Dry matter production: 2 - 6 t/ha/annum Pasture, hay, silage, soil conservation & companion crop

Well adapted to most soil types, not tolerant to poorly drained, wet and saline soils

pH range of 5 – 7.5

Plant during February – March; March – May

Seeding rate of 8 - 12 kg/ha dryland; 15 kg/ha irrigated