Clover - Strawberry
Trifolium fragiferum L.
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Image Cultivar Type Production period Morphological description Crop strengths Feeding value Production potential Crop uses Soil requirement Establishment
Palestine Temperate, Legume Perennial, Spring & summer

Prostrate growth form

Stoloniferous

Deep rooted

Leave blades hairless, trifoliate, glabrous; 9 – 15 mm x 14 – 22 mm

Seeds ovoid-truncate; lemon/brown; 600 000 - 800 000 seeds/kg

Vigorous spring and summer growth

Drought tolerance

Not a major bloat risk and is low in oestrogen

Crude protein: 16 – 20 %

Digestibility: 65 – 70 %

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

Tolerant to waterlogging and moderate saline soils

pH ranges between 5 - 8

Plant during March – May; September – October

Seeding rate of 6 kg/ha