Frost Plant Clover

Discussion in 'Habitat Management' started by SwampCat, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. SwampCat

    SwampCat Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporter

    I have read about planting clover seed in February on frosted ground - called frost planting. Anyone ever tried it - any success?
     
  2. TMHC

    TMHC Well-Known Member

    I have read quit a bit about it and it is referred to as frost seeding. Make sure you plant a clover seed that can be frost seeded...because some can't.
     

  3. possum

    possum Moderator<br>2011-12 Deer Hunting Contest Winner<b

    Like y'all I've read about, but never could muster the courage to try it.
     
  4. SwampCat

    SwampCat Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporter

    I tried "dust planting" this past fall, and I know that did not work!
     
  5. spur

    spur Moderator-Razorback Forum<br>Sports

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    Will work just fine! You will probably need to use a selective grass killer in the spring to get rid of the competition and allow the clover to grow. Best to seed right before a snow. The snow will help carry it into the ground.
     
  6. sleepy

    sleepy Well-Known Member

    I am starting to think a spring planting is better than planting in a dust bowl. We are dropping a ton of lime Saturday.