Frosty Berseem Clover has many uses from thickening up a declining stand of alfalfa to providing short season forage in late spring and summer. From fixing nitrogen in a cover crop situation to attracting wildlife in a food plot. Aggressive growth and low hard seed count. Quick establishment. Dries down similar to alfalfa. In a 2015 Penn State trial, Frosty Berseem was the #1 spring planted forage with a dry matter yield of 4.39 tons per acre. Prefers slightly alkaline loam and silty soils with a pH of 6+. Planting window for Indiana, Ohio and southern Michigan is April 1st to May 15th. Recommended seeding rate is 15 lbs/acre drilled in a monoculture stand to 5-7 lbs/acre in a mix. Planting depth is 1/4″. If broadcasting, 25 lbs/acre monoculture or 12-16 lbs/acre in a mix.
- Thicken up declining or winter-killed alfalfa stands
- Frost seed into pastures, is a non-bloating legume
- Ideal nitrogen fixing cover crop, can winter-kill in the North
- Excellent in wildlife food plots
Available in 50 lb. bag