Clover - White
Trifolium repens L.
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Image Cultivar Type Production period Morphological description Crop strengths Feeding value Production potential Crop uses Soil requirement Establishment
Haifa Temperate, Legume Perennial

Herbaceous, creeping, erect, grows up to 0.50 – 0.75 m tall

Taproot dies after first year; replaced by secondary, mostly shallow root system from stolons

Flowers pale pink, white, fade to brown

Seeds egg/heart-shaped; 1 600 000 seeds/kg

Vigorous growth once established, tolerates high temperatures

Year round growth, peaks during spring & autumn

Well adapted to grazing

Crude protein: 17 – 33 %
Digestibility: 65 – 70 %

Dry matter production: 4 -12 t/ha/annum Forage, hay and silage & soil conservation

Tolerant to acid soils, moderately tolerant to soil aluminium

pH range of 4.5 – 7.0

Plant during March – May; September – Middle October

Seeding rate of 2 kg/ha


Huia Temperate, Legume Perennial

• Taproot dies after first year; replaced by secondary, mostly shallow root system from stolons
• Flowers pale pink, white, fade to brown
• Seeds egg/heart-shaped; 1 600 000 seeds/kg

• Vigorous growth once established
• Year round growth, peaks during spring and autumn
• Tolerates high temperatures

• Crude protein: 17 – 33 % DM
• Digestibility: 65 – 70 %

Dry matter production: 4 - 12 t/ha/annum Forage, hay and silage & soil conservation

• Tolerant to acid soils and moderately tolerant to soil aluminium
• pH range of 4.5 – 7.0

• Plant during March – May; September – Middle October
• Seeding rate of 2 kg/ha