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Elit II Berseem Clover is an erect, late maturing, soft-seeded, annual clover, suited for grazing/ hay and wildlife forage in high or medium rainfall areas or under irrigation. ELite II Berseem produces slender, hollow, branched stems and trifoliate leaves. It has vigorous winter and spring growth. It is particularly productive on heavy soils and can withstand periods of waterl-ogging. Berseem Clover, also known as Egyptian Clover, is sometimes referred to as annual alfalfa because it produces very high quality protein fodder, similar to that of alfalfa.The added benefit of Berseem Clover is that it is not known to cause bloat. UNlike varieties such as balady,  and other single cut berseem varieties, Elite II Berseem is a multi cut berseem, which will provide multiple grazing or hay cuttings from late winter to late spring. To maximize forage production, stands should be planted in the fall as early as possible.

Benifits

● Late maturing full seaon legume
● Slender, hollow branched stems and trifoliate leaves
● Not known to cause bloat
● Vigorous winter growth with lush growth in spring
● Offers excellent forage quality with multiple cuttings or grazing
● Adapted to waterlogged soil

Planting Information:

Planting Rate 
   Drill/Row
10-12 lbs/acre
   Broadcast:
12-15  lbs/ acre
Planting Depth:
1/4-inch
Perfered Soil Type:
 Loam- Clay 
Perfered Soil pH
6.0 - 8.5
Rainfall Requirments
30-50 inches
Flood Tolerance
Good
Drought Tolerance:
Fair-Good 
Cold Tolerance:
Fair-Poor

SOIL HEALTH BENIFITS:

Nitrogen Fixation:
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Nitrogen Scavenging:
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Nutrient Recycling:
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Erosion Control:
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Weed Suppression:
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Plant Growth Characteristics:

Life Cycle:
Annual
Season of Use:
Winter/ Spring
Native/Introduced:
Introduced
Growth Habit:
Erect
Plant Height:
12-24 Inches
Seedling Vigor
Fair-Good
Method of Reproduction:
Seed
Reseeding Traits:
Poor
Recovery after Clipping:
Fair-Good

Plant Use:

Grazing
   Contiuous Grazing
Fair-Poor
   Rotational Grazing
Good- Excellent
  Hay
Fair-Good
Livestock
    Cattle
Excellent
     Horses
Good
     Sheep/Goats
Good- Excellent
Wildlife:
    Deer
Good- Excellent
    Quail
Good
    Dove
N/A
    Turkey
Good