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Reaper Red Clover

Reaper Red Clover is a high yielding, large leafed, semi-erect growing diploid red clover which is suitable for grazing and for hay and silage.

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Description

Reaper Red Clover is a high yielding, large leafed, semi-erect growing diploid red clover which is suitable for grazing and for hay and silage.

Reaper is a very palatable variety, with fine stems which are less stalky than traditional red clovers and is low in oestrogen levels. It has good disease resistance and strong persistence.

  • Dual purpose grazing & hay / silage use & compatible in mixes
  • High yielding, with strong winter activity
  • Highly palatable, with finer stems
  • Low oestrogen levels
  • Very good disease resistance, including sclerotinia and rust
  • More tolerant of clover root weevil than white clover
  • Very good persistence, even under close sheep grazing
Leaf size: Large
Ploidy: Diploid
Disease tolerance: Very good
Persistence: 3-4 years (subject to climate, insect pest pressure and management)
Sowing rate: 4-6kg/hectare in pasture mixes as the sole clover
2-3kg/hectare when mixed with a small or medium leafed clover
Sowing depth: 1-1.5cm (10-15mm)
Sowing dates: Autumn and Spring

Reaper Red Clover Notman Seeds

Reaper Red Clover Notman Seeds