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White Clover in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Trifolium repens

 

White Clover

A herbaceous perennial,Trifolium repens, or white clover, is a low-growing plant, often growing in grass, and which has white round flower-heads of small pea-flower shaped flowers which are sometimes tinged with pink. It flowers from early Summer to Autumn, and is a member of the bean family. It can also be used as green manure.

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plant Features
  • White Clover likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • White Clover likes very little water

    Very little water

  • White Clover is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • White Clover likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

White Clover

Latin name

Trifolium repens

type

Perennial

family

Fabaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    White Clover likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    White Clover is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    White Clover likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    White Clover likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown White Clover is 1.00meters x 0.10meters 1.00 M 0.10 M

Trifolium repens

A herbaceous perennial,Trifolium repens, or white clover, is a low-growing plant, often growing in grass, and which has white round flower-heads of small pea-flower shaped flowers which are sometimes tinged with pink. It flowers from early Summer to Autumn, and is a member of the bean family. It can also be used as green manure.


Planting

From Late Autumn TO Early Spring

New plants can be obtained by dividing existing clumps and these can be replanted from late Autumn to Spring in any reasonable garden soil in a sunny position.

 
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