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Red Clover Seeds

Our Price: $3.89
Number of Seeds per Pack: 100

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Red Clover Seeds

Red Clover, also known as Bee-bread, Cow Clover, Meadow Clover, Purple Clover, Trefoil and Wild Clover is native to Europe, Asia, North America, Australia.

Red Clover is a perennial herb that grows up to 16 in tall and has a hairy upright stem. Red Clover leaves have a white crescent marking on them, and pink and purple egg-shaped flower heads.

Red Clover was used by the American Indians for food and as a medicine to treat external sores, burns, and ulcers. Internally, they used it to treat skin disease. Red Clover flowers are being used today by herbalists in infusions to prevent cancer. Red Clover is also being used to help gastric problems, whooping cough and bronchial ailments.

It has been said that Red Clover was once smoked in "anti-asthma" cigarettes.

Red Clover is a great plant for attracting early spring bees.

Also available:
Dried Red Clover
Red Clover Sprouting Seeds
Additional Details
  • Family:Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee)
  • Genus:Trifolium (try-FOH-lee-um)
  • Species: pratense (pray-TEN-see)
  • AKA:Bee-bread, Cow Clover, Meadow Clover, Purple Clover, Red Clover, Trefoil, Wild Clover
  • Category: Herbs, Perennials
  • Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
  • Spacing: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
  • Germination Time: 7-10 days
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time:Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Summer
  • Bloom Color:Rose/Mauve
  • Foliage: Blue-Green, Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
  • Soil Requirements: 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
  • Propagation Methods:From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall or direct sow after last frost.
  • Other Details: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds. Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater.

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