OTHER COMMON NAMES: Common Sainfoin / Holy Clover
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Onobrychis Viciifolia / Onobrychis Sativa / Onobrychis Viciaefolia
PLANT SEEDS: Outdoors after frost in Spring / Fall
BLOOM TIME: Late Spring - Early Fall (Repeat Bloomer)
HARDINESS ZONE: 3 - 10
PLANT HEIGHT: 24 - 32"
PLANT SPACING: 3 - 6"
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun - Part Shade
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average
QUANTITY: 50 Seeds
OTHER: Sainfoin is a beautiful flowering forage legume. Its showy flower spikes can carry as many as 50 blooms per head, & provide nectar for bees & butterflies. The plants flower twice a year – once in the spring & again in the fall.
Sainfoin has many beneficial uses. Being a legume, it is able to fix the nitrogen in the soil to make it more fertile so is grown as a cover crop & green manure crop. Sainfoin is most commonly grown for livestock either for grazing, hay, or silage. It is high in tannins & protein & said to be a food preferred by cattle & sheep. The plants are also more tolerant of both drought & frost than alfalfa or clover. If you need to grow a crop for forage, why not grow one of the most beautiful?
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Jun 3, 2019
Can't wait to plant my new flowers, thanks!