Trifolium hybridum

Trifolium hybridum

Alsike clover

Previous scientific name(s): Trifolium elegans, Trifolium hybridum ssp. elegans, Trifolium hybridum var. elegans, Trifolium hybridum var. pratense

Medium, short-lived, upright perennial; useful in revegetation and pasture mixes. Adapted to cool and moist sites. Poor acid tolerance, moderate salt tolerance, moderate ease of establishment; cold hardy.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
13 
- 24 
in.
Precipitation: 
35 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Full Shade
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Marginal
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Average

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 8 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
55.80 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
680,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloat or Nonbloat: 
Bloat
Cold Hardiness: 
Hardy