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Bearcat Double Cut

Fierce Forage Yield & Disease Resistance

Bearcat is a diploid double-cut red clover. Complimented by aggressive regrowth and a superior disease resistance package, it has shown outstanding stand persistence and high forage yield. Disease resistance breeding included Fusarium wilt inoculation and Mycoleptodiscus root rot selections, which have contributed to its hardiness and consistent productivity in adverse environments.

Bearcat is a medium maturity red clover. It has a semi-erect growth habit, medium-to-tall height, and pubescent stems and leaves. Flower color is predominantly medium pink.

Characteristics

Variety

Bearcat Red Clover

Use

Hay & Pasture

Root Habit

Tap Root With Branches

Plant Type

Upright

Preferred Growing Conditions

Best suited to areas with good moisture and good drainage; tolerates lower pH soils

Production Period

Spring

Key Features

  • Disease Resistance
  • Stand Persistence
  • Forage Yield
  • Aggressive Regrowth
  • Grazing Tolerance

Limitations

  • Bloat hazard
  • Short-lived

Approx. Seeds/lb

275,000

Seeding Rate lb/acre

7-11

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Above Average

Drought Tolerance

Low to Moderate

Flooding Tolerance

Moderate

Optimum PH

5.5 - 7.5

Acidity Tolerance

Moderate

Alkalinity Tolerance

Moderate

Salinity Tolerance

Low