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Birdsfoot Trefoil

Characteristics

Variety

Leo

Use

Pasture

Root Habit

Tap Root With Branches

Plant Type

Low Growing

Preferred Growing Conditions

Adapted to areas with higher moisture

Production Period

Spring - Fall

Key Features

  • Good winter hardiness
  • High flood tolerance
  • Bloat free legume

Limitations

  • Difficult to establish

Approx. Seeds/lb

370,000

Seeding Rate lb/acre

8 - 15

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Moderate to Good

Drought Tolerance

Moderate

Flooding Tolerance

High

Optimum PH

6.2 - 6.5

Acidity Tolerance

Moderate to High

Alkalinity Tolerance

Moderate

Salinity Tolerance

Low to Moderate