Sulphur clover

Trifolium ochroleucon  L.

Licensed in 2012
Crosses of wild genotypes followed by mass selection.

Sulphur clover


  • Perennial species from the family Fabaceae, suitable for dry soils.
  • Plants are similar to Trifolium pannonicum.
  • Inflorescence has round head; flowers are yellow to white.
  • Flowering time is June–August.
  • 1000-seed weight is 1.8525 g.



  • Suitable for dry regions as a constituent of flowering mixtures and as source of feed for pollinators.

Agronomical characteristics:

  • Sowing rate 12–15 kg/ha in cover crop or in mixtures.