Organic Crimson Clover


    • Rapidly growing annual clover
    • Seed late summer for most biomass accumulation; can also be seeded in spring in the Upper Midwest
    • Good as a cover crop overseeded into standing crops in the fall or seeded at last cultivation
    • Behaves as a winter annual in southern U.S.
    • Will likely winterkill in the Upper Midwest; seeding into September results in less growth before freeze-up
    • Inoculated with Pre-Vail (OMRI)

    Seeding: 12-20 lbs/acre at ¼” to ½” deep. Drill or increase rate to broadcast seed.


Organic Crimson Clover
Performance Table
Species NameDrilledBroadcast/AerialIn MixApprox. Seeds/lbSeeding Date RangeSeeding DepthWinter KillTotal N (Lbs/Acre/Yr)
Organic Crimson Clover12-2025-302-5150,000June-Sept¼ - ½ inchYes55-130
Organic Mammoth Red Clover8-1215-182-5272,000Feb-May, Aug¼ - ½ inchNo70-150
Organic Medium Red Clover8-1215-182-5272,000Feb-May, Aug¼ - ½ inch70-150
Organic Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover8-12152-5259,000Feb-May, Aug¼ - ½ inch90-170
Organic Hairy Vetch (Northern Origin)25-3035-4010-1516,000Aug-Oct½ - 1 inchYes70-200
Organic Blackeyed Cowpeas50-75NA25-352,000June-Aug½ - 1 inchYes150