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Ladino White Clover
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Ladino White Clover (Trifolium repens L.) (Dutch White, Ladino)

Characteristics

  • Yield based on 2 harvests/season
  • Seeds/pound: 800,000 (White Dutch), 860,000 (Ladino)
  • Seeding date: frost seed, early spring, or late summer before August 15
  • Ladino is a large form of white clover
  • Useful for pasture only, withstands continuous grazing
  • Component of wildlife mixtures as feed for deer

Advantages

  • excellent quality possible
  • easy to establish
  • good tolerance to wide pH range
  • good tolerance to close grazing

Concerns

  • generally does not persist after 2 growing seasons
  • very low yielding
  • low drought tolerance, winter hardiness
  • can cause bloat

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