Red clover (diploid) – grows tall (compared to other perennial clovers), in good conditions the herbage is productive for about 3-4 years. There can be two subspecies of this clover – early (two harvests) and late – one harvest.
Use: mainly in mixtures with bluebells (fogs) for cut grass, although also for grazing. Accumulates atmospheric nitrogen.
Cultivation features: it grows best in non-soaked, neutral (pH 6-7) soils. Prefers lighter and medium loams. Dry sandy, wet, acidic and very calcareous soils and peat are not suitable for them. Does not tolerate flooding, it dies after a week. Groundwater should also not be high.