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LESSER TREFOIL seeds (trifolium dubium)

LESSER TREFOIL seeds (trifolium dubium)
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LESSER TREFOIL seeds (trifolium dubium)LESSER TREFOIL seeds (trifolium dubium)

LESSER TREFOIL seeds (trifolium dubium)

  Our ref: ST157_1
  • type - perennial
  • colour - Yellow
  • height - 25 to 50cms
  • Sowing rate 1 gm sq m.
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despatched all year round.

Lesser Trefoil -trifolium dubium– grows best in dry grassland on sites such as roadsides and waste ground where there is plenty of sunlight. In the wild Lesser Trefoil hosts the Common Blue as a breeding butterfly that will lay its eggs on the plant. This species is very similar to the Black Medick, from which it can be told apart by subtle differences in the leaves. Lesser Trefoil is a low growing clover with a small yellow flower that appears from June to August. Plants looks best growing with other short wildflowers that bloom in mid summer such as Lawn Daisies, Selfheal, Red Clover, White clover and Bird’s foot trefoil. An alternative names for Lesser Trefoil is Yellow Suckling Clover.

How to grow Lesser Trefoil Seeds
Lesser Trefoil seeds should be sown in spring or autumn, either outside, where they are to flower, or in seed trays and covered lightly with compost. Lesser Trefoil seeds are usually easy to germinate and the seedlings, can be pricked out and grown on, for planting out later in the year.


To buy Lesser Trefoil seeds
To purchase Lesser Trefoil seeds, please select a quantity above and click add to cart. To ensure the best chance of success, we sell all of our wildflower seeds by weight, which ensures each wildflower seed packet contains a good quantity of seeds. The recommended sowing rate is 1 gram per square metre. All of our Wildflower seed packets contain seeds of Native British provenance.


Summary
type - perennial,
colour - Yellow,
height - 25 to 50cms,
flowers June, July, August,
habitat - Dry Grassland (clay, loam), Very dry Sandy Soil,
Caterpillar Food Plant,
Printed 22/10/2017 22:11:42
st157_1 type perennial colour yellow height 25 to 50cms flowers june july august habitat dry grassland clay loam very dry sandy soil caterpillar food plant attracts butterflies
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