Persist Brand Red Clover
Persist Brand Red Clover is a blend of premium 3-4 year red clover strains selected for persistence and longevity. Persist also has a wide range of disease resistancies.
Persist does well in long term pastures and management programs and in hay mixtures.
Persist has also done very well in deer plots as a red clover variety that is long lasting and that the deer relish.
Red clovers are one of the fastest establishing legumes and can even be grown on more acidic soils.
Persist Brand Red Clover is pre-inoculated with an OMRI Listed inoculation for improved establishment and growth. Inoculation is recommended when planting legumes.
*See details on Seed Coatings and Inoculations and the OMRI downloadable certificates on our Reference Page.
Plant at 1/4″ depth. An ideal soil bed is moist, fertile and firm. A soil test is recommended for proper plant establishment and growth. Red clovers can be planted, broadcast or frost-seeded succesfully
Graze or cut for hay when the red clover is ¼ to ½ in bloom.
A second cutting or successive grazing should occur when red clover is ¼ in bloom. Leave at least 2 to 3 inches of growth after each harvest.
Care should be taken to eliminate or appreciably reduce bloating of livestock when grazing.
Keep lime and fertilizers (phosphorus and potash) at the proper level.