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Trifolium ambiguum

Common Name(s): Kura clover
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 120 to 180 (days)
Abs.Max=72° (F)    Opt.Max=63° (F)
Opt.Min=50° (F)    Abs.Min=37° (F)
Precipitation: 31 to 39 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -27° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 7.2
Soil Texture/Type: Medium to heavy
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Bright to clear
Cold hardy and more productive in cooler rather than warmer climates. Dormant in droughts.
Sclerotinia, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Cercospora, Anthrachose, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Honey - , Animal Food - forage, Genetic - pest resist
Steppe and semi-arid, temperate marine, temperate-continental, subtropical-dry summer, subtropical-humid
Geographical Origin:
Caucasus, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Southeastern Europe
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