Red clover is perennial legume which has spikes of purple-red flowers and grows about 6 to 8 inches tall. It looks very beautiful if grown beside the pathway to your garden.
Red Clover Effects
- Generates its own food by fixing nitrogen in the soil which helps other plants growing in the lawn.
- Improves Soil Tilth – Clover’s roots improve friability of the soil very quickly improving water infiltration.
- Grows under sun and partial shade.
- It stays green all summer, with little or no watering.
- Attracts Pollinators – Clover attracts bees, which helps pollinate your garden.
- Inexpensive – Clover seeds are extremely inexpensive.
- It generally grows in a soil which is rich in nutrients so if it is growing randomly in your garden you can know your soil is high in nutrients.
- Clover tolerates a wide variety of soil conditions.
- Unlike white clover, the red clover weeds are liable to suffer from fungal infections.
- Brown spot and powdery mildew are the diseases that attack the red clover weed.