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Short, 1-2 feet tall, erect growth, low growing, looks like white clover.
Late maturing, late production, similar to Arrowleaf clover. Typically:
Panhandle: Feb to May
North-central: Feb to Apr
South Florida: Feb to Mar
Varies depending on maturity (leaf:stem ratio) Usually medium to high crude protein; medium to high digestibility.
Sandy loam, to clay. Prefers low wet areas. Tolerates poor drainage. Not adapted to deep-sand soils.
6.5 and higher
High moisture conditions. Poor drought tolerance
Cold tolerance is high
Panhandle: Oct 1 - Nov 15
North-central: Oct 20 - Dec 1
South Florida: Nov 15 - Dec 15
1/10 -1/4 inch
3 to 4 lb/acre
Inoculate seed with rhizobium bacteria type 'B', Clover group
$2.50-4.00/lb; $9 to 15/acre
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Excellent reseeding but seedlings have poor vigor.
Inoculate with Rhizobia bacteria specific to ball clover.
High bloat potential (should be mixed with Ryegrass to reduce risk).
Clover head weevil may reduce seed yields; resistant to alfalfa weevil.
Good for wildlife plots.
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