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gr28
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BIRDSFOOT TREFOIL

gr28 (Lotus corniculatus)

Deep rooting, perennial green manure plant. Fixes nitrogen. Height 5-30 cm. Particularly suited for chalky ground. Tolerant of cold and drought. Beneficial to a wide variety of insects.

Beemeadow: yes
Lifespan: perennial
Positive for pollinators: yes
Beemeadow: yes
Hardy: yes
Seed rate: 180-220 g/100m²
Nutrient requirements: manuring not necessary
Sowing depth: 1-2 cm

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Explanations

Bee-friendly: This plant has a good nectar or pollen supply, which is especially good for honey and wild bees, as well as other pollinating insects. There are 500 different kinds of wild bees alone. Some crops are best approached by specialists, others by generalists.