Clover, White Dutch
Trifolium repens. Perennial 6".
White Clover is one of the most widely distributed legumes in the world. White Clover is a creeping stoloniferous plant; flower heads form on long stocks are white and can have a pinkish cast. . In general, white clover is best adapted to clay and silt soils in humid and irrigated areas. It will grow in sandy soil with ample irrigation. Roots seldom go deeper than 2 ft., protects the soil from erosion, suppresses weeds and it a prolific nitrogen producer. White Clover is the top choice for living mulches, planted between rows of vegetables, pathways, in orchards, vineyards and around fruiting plants.
Grows in sun to partial shade. Zones 4 to 9. One pound plants 1,000 sq. ft or sow 7 pounds per acres.
Planting Directions: Sow seeds in well prepared soil. Broadcast seed over planting area and rake into the soil to a maximum depth of one half inch. Do not allow soil to dry out until seed has germinated. Plant in early Spring or late Fall. Full sun to partial shade. Water regularly until well established, after which time reduce watering to less than one half to maintain as a ground cover