Balansa clover is an annual legume noted for its winter hardiness when compared to other annual species such as Berseem clover.
Balansa clover seed can establish quickly and produce biomass when sown in suitable warm conditions, much like the other annual clovers.
As a cover crop, Balansa clover’s unique top growth along with a large taproot makes it a species option worth looking at.
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Sowing rate: 5-8 kg/ha
Sowing time: Sow from mid-July up until September (not ACRES approved)
Frost tolerance: Balsana clover is very winter hardy
Biomass: High biomass potential
Pests & diseases: Generally not a problem