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Facts About Clovers In Food Plots
Clover is nutritious and deer love it - an excellent addition to food plots
Clover is a legume which puts nitrogen into the soil eliminating the need for chemical nitrogen fertilizers
Clovers attract bugs to feed turkey and quail
Clovers provide cover for birds, rabbits and other small animals
Clovers may be used in cool season and warm season food plots
Clover is a perennial that if properly managed will not have to be replanted from 3 - 5 years
White Ladino Clovers
Trifolium repens L.
Ladino clovers and intermediate clovers are considered to be "improved clovers" as they are developed from common white covers with the following characteristics. They are well suited for pasture and food plots because of their dense growth habit and quick recovery after being grazed. The leaf part of
the ladino plant is utilized by grazing animals, such as deer and cattle, and is made up of highly nutritious
leaves. These abundant leaves make the Ladino clover a high quality food plot and pasture plant. In pastures, it is usually
sown in combinations with grasses. While in food plots Ladino clovers are sown with oats, rye, other small grains and other food plot seeds to provide a diverse diet for wildlife. Ladino clovers are used as a pasture crop and as a food plot crop for deer.
Ladino Cover is adapted to US regions where common white clover also grows well. Ladino will grow on most any type soil, but does best where there is adequate soil moisture.
Because it is shallow-rooted, it can even grow in soils with hardpan (clay, etc.) near the surface. As with other grasses and clovers, regular applications of fertilizers can improve the
establishment and growth. Although clover is a nitrogen fixer thus little or no nitrogen may be needed. A soil test is recommended to determine the pH and need for supplemental
Type: cool season perennial legume
clovers in food plots are usually planted with small grains such as wheat,
oats or rye. They can be grazed by deer in the young seedling stage
and the grains can help take the early grazing pressure off the clover. Ladino
clovers are very high yielding and high quality providing excellent protein for
fall, spring and early summer. Ladino clover makes an excellent food plot for deer and
turkey. It also attracts insects for quail chicks and turkey babies. Performs
best when used on
clay or loam soils or good bottomland.
Additional Clovers For Food Plots
Ladino clover is developed from common white clovers and boasts larger leaves as well as a denser stand. Durana (an intermediate variety), Patriot, Osceola, White Dutch Clover are a few of
the white and or ladino clovers planted for food plots.
While white or ladino clovers are popular for food plot usage, food plot managers also favor other clover types such as crimson clover or clover seed blends such as Rackmaster Clover Trio.