Clover - Balansa
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Image Cultivar Type Production period Morphological description Crop strengths Feeding value Production potential Crop uses Soil requirement Establishment
Paradana Temperate, Legume Annual, Autumn, winter & spring

Leaves trifoliate; leaf size, shape and markings vary significantly,

Flowers white-pink

Seeds ovoid-oblong; 1 – 2 mm long; olive green, yellow, light brown, dark brown to black;                         850 000 – 1 400 000 seeds/kg

Grows vigorously during spring

Extremely tolerant to water logging

Regenerates well on suitable soils under appropriate grazing management

Crude protein: 14 – 18 %

Digestibility: 62 – 75 %

Dry matter production: 2 - 4 t/ha/annum Pasture, hay, silage & soil conservation

Intolerant to salt and deep sandy soils

pH ranging from 4.6 – 7.8

Plant during February – March; March – May

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