Clover, Crimson (Organic)


Trifolium incarnatum

Minimum: 500+ seeds

Introducing Crimson Clover (Trifolium incarnatum), a versatile and vibrant cover crop that offers a wealth of benefits for gardeners, farmers, and land stewards. With its stunning crimson blooms, nitrogen-fixing abilities, and soil-enriching properties, Crimson Clover is the ideal choice for improving soil health, enhancing biodiversity, and adding beauty to any landscape. Whether grown as a green manure, pollinator attractant, or ornamental feature, Crimson Clover is a valuable addition to sustainable gardening and farming practices.

Key Features:

  1. Vibrant Crimson Blooms: Crimson Clover is known for its striking crimson-colored flowers that carpet the landscape in vibrant hues during the growing season. These beautiful blooms not only add visual appeal to gardens and fields but also attract pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and beneficial insects, contributing to increased biodiversity and ecosystem health.

  2. Nitrogen Fixation: One of the key benefits of Crimson Clover is its ability to fix atmospheric nitrogen in the soil through a symbiotic relationship with nitrogen-fixing bacteria. As the plants grow, they take up nitrogen from the air and convert it into a form that can be used by other plants, improving soil fertility and reducing the need for synthetic fertilizers.

  3. Soil Improvement: Crimson Clover's extensive root system helps break up compacted soil, improve soil structure, and increase organic matter content when the plants decompose. By adding valuable nutrients and organic material to the soil, Crimson Clover enhances soil health, water retention, and overall productivity, making it an excellent choice for sustainable soil management.

  4. Pollinator Habitat: The abundant nectar and pollen produced by Crimson Clover flowers make them a valuable food source for pollinators, including bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. By providing habitat and forage for these beneficial insects, Crimson Clover supports pollinator populations and promotes biodiversity in the garden and surrounding landscape.

  5. Versatile Use: Crimson Clover can be grown as a standalone cover crop, interplanted with other crops, or used as a living mulch or green manure in vegetable gardens, orchards, and vineyards. Its adaptability to a wide range of soil types and climates makes it suitable for use in diverse agricultural and horticultural systems, from small-scale gardens to large-scale farms.


  • Botanical Name: Trifolium incarnatum
  • Plant Type: Annual legume
  • Height: 1-2 feet
  • Spread: 6-12 inches
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil Type: Well-drained, fertile soil
  • Hardiness Zones: 3-10 (depending on variety)


  • Soil Fertility: Crimson Clover improves soil fertility by fixing atmospheric nitrogen, adding organic matter, and enhancing soil structure, leading to healthier, more productive soils for gardening and farming.

  • Pollinator Support: The vibrant blooms of Crimson Clover attract a diverse array of pollinators, including bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, providing essential food and habitat for these beneficial insects.

  • Erosion Control: The dense foliage and robust root system of Crimson Clover help stabilize soil, prevent erosion, and reduce runoff, protecting valuable topsoil and enhancing soil conservation efforts.

  • Versatility: Crimson Clover is a versatile cover crop that can be used in various agricultural and horticultural settings, including vegetable gardens, orchards, vineyards, and pasture lands, offering multiple benefits for soil health, biodiversity, and ecosystem resilience.

Enrich Your Soil and Beautify Your Landscape with Crimson Clover (Trifolium incarnatum):

Experience the beauty and benefits of Crimson Clover in your garden, farm, or landscape. Whether you're looking to improve soil fertility, attract pollinators, or enhance biodiversity, Crimson Clover offers a sustainable and visually stunning solution for enhancing the health and productivity of your land. Embrace the versatility and vibrancy of Crimson Clover and enjoy the rewards of a thriving and resilient ecosystem for years to come.