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Birdsfoot Trefoil Seed Wildflower – Add Color & Interest to Your Garden
£7.99 – £60.00
- Bright yellow flowers
- Best in May and June; low-growing, carpeting flower
- Height: 10 to 40cm, Perennial
- Organic type of wildflower
- Pet friendly
Birdsfoot Trefoil Seed: A Perennial Plant with Versatile Benefits
Discover the enduring charm of birdsfoot trefoil seed (Lotus corniculatus), a remarkable perennial herbaceous plant in the legume family. With a rich history dating back centuries, this enduring plant offers a wealth of benefits for your garden and beyond, returning year after year with its versatile attributes.
A Glimpse into History:
Birdsfoot trefoil seed has a storied past and is valued for its role in agriculture and land management. It is a valuable forage and cover crop that was historically cultivated. It is originally from Europe and Asia. Its distinctive name comes from the compound leaves’ resemblance to a bird’s foot. It has been well known over time for its amazing capacity to improve soil quality, attract advantageous fauna, and sustain essential pollinators.
Benefits for Pollinators:
One of the unsung heroes of birdsfoot trefoil seed is its role in supporting pollinators. This plant is a wonderful addition to gardens intended to attract bees and butterflies because of its bright yellow blossoms, which function as magnets for these beneficial insects.
Why Birdsfoot Trefoil Seed?
Birdsfoot trefoil seed isn’t just another plant; it’s a versatile addition to your landscape with numerous advantages.
- Forage Crop: Ideal for livestock as a non-bloating legume for pastures, hay, and silage.
- Soil Enrichment: Birdsfoot trefoil seed is a nitrogen-fixing plant, improving soil fertility by increasing nitrogen content—a boon for other garden plants.
- Wildlife Attraction: It attracts deer, turkey, and rabbits, enhancing wildlife habitats.
- Drought-Tolerant: Thrives in various soil types and conditions, including drought-prone areas.
Planting and Caring for Birdsfoot Trefoil Seed:
Planting birdsfoot trefoil seed is simple:
- Prepare the soil: Ensure well-drained, debris-free soil.
- Sow the Seeds: Scatter seeds evenly at a depth of 1/4 to 1/2 inch.
- Planting Time: Birdsfoot trefoil seed can be planted in either the spring or fall, providing flexibility for gardeners.
- Water regularly. Keep the soil moist during germination.
- Sunlight and Care: It thrives in partial shade or full sun with minimal maintenance.
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Discover the possibilities of birdsfoot trefoil seed—a natural choice for a vibrant and eco-friendly landscape, rooted in history, and bound to thrive in your garden while supporting pollinators and wildlife.
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