Clover - Subterannean
Trifolium subterraneum L.
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Image Cultivar Type Production period Morphological description Crop strengths Feeding value Production potential Crop uses Soil requirement Establishment
Woogenellup Temperate, Legume Annual, Winter & spring

Grows up to 0.15 – 0.22 cm

Leaves trifoliate; leaflets heart-shaped; may have irregular red to purple flecks; are pubescent

Flowers small, white

Seeds oval to round in shape; black or purplish black; 164 000 seeds/kg

Good seedling vigour

Excellent winter and spring growth

Nitrogen fixation

Reduces soil erosion and surface water pollution

Crude protein: 14 – 18 %

Digestibility: 62 – 75 %

Dry matter production: 2 - 4 t/ha/annum Hay

Adapted to most soil types

pH ranging from 4.5 – 7.0

Plant during February – March; March – May

Seeding rate of 8 – 12 kg/ha dryland; 15k - 25 kg/ha irrigated