Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV)
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Persian clover (Trifolium resupinatum L.)


  • Leaves: leafy
  • Stem: thick, soft, hollow
  • Height: up to 1 m
  • Flowers: small, crimson to pink, scent of honey
  • Root: up to 25 cm deep, spindle-shaped taproot with few lateral roots
  • Rapidly growing


Environmental needs:

  • No special claims to soils:
    light to medium heavy soils
  • Needs certain warmth and moisture
  • Not winter-hardy



  • Tasty forage (multiple cutting use)
  • Grazing
  • Silage in mixtures
  • Catch crop

Green manure:

  • Tilth improving
  • As catch crop 8-10 quintals DM/ha
  • Bee pasture
  • Nitrogen-fixing


Function within TerraLife:

  • Nitrogen-fixing
  • Tilth improving


TerraLife mixtures:


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