ERMO ØTOFTE

ERMO ØTOFTE

Trifolium hybridum

Alsike clover

Can grow under less favourable conditions

Characteristics

Alsike clover can grow under less favourable conditions than required for red clover. In particular under wet conditions ERMO has its strong points, whereas the drought resistance is lower than that of red clover due to the superficial root system. It is usually used on meadows for making hay or silage.

Less aggressive

ERMO fits well into mixtures with grasses, where alsike clover is less aggressive than red clover and therefore should be mixed with not to aggressive grasses like timothy and meadow fescue.

1st cut important

The main yield of Alsike clover is harvested in the first cut.Alsike clover is also a good crop for green manure, under sown in cereals, green fallow or for game pastures. 

  • ERMO is intermediate in spring growth and flowering
  • ERMO is well suited for short rotation mixtures
  • ERMO thrives well under humid conditions
  • ERMO can be grown under varied soil fertility

Ratings

Scale 1-9, where 9 = best or most pronounced

Winter hardiness
Yield
Protein content

Yield

Source: Danish trials
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