Crimson Clover

Crimson Clover

Size Price Savings Quantity
1/4 Pound $7.99
1 Pound $24.99 22% Savings
5 Pounds $74.99 ($0.93/ounce) 53% Savings
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  • Fastest growing of the annual clovers
  • Can use as a cover crop or intercrop for soil deficient in nitrogen
  • Provides excellent winter grazing, also makes good hay
  • Flower heads are long, crimson, and very showy
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Fall, Spring
Color Red
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height 24 to 36 inches
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Greenhouse, Hydroponic, Indoor, Small Space
Harvest Advantages Microgreens, Sprouts

About Crimson Clover

Trifolium incarnatum

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed

Crimson Clover is an exceptional flower that is useful for microgreens to intercrops to cover crops and has many other culinary applications. It features magenta blooms, lush foliage, and is perfect for container gardens. Crimson Clover is a must-have for any garden addition or large landscaping project.

Planting Information

Planting Crimson Clover

Planting Season Fall, Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 3 inches
Plant Height 24 to 36 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Clover Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
1/4 Pound 27,000 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 108,000 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft
5 Pounds 540,000 Up to 50,000 Sq. Ft