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when do you cut clover?

Old 08-07-2009, 03:50 PM
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i planted my clover in mid may and im just startinig to see some sparatic flowering. do i cut it now, or wait a week or so until i see more flowering of the clover?
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Old 08-07-2009, 04:19 PM
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I let it run up to 8-10", then cut it back to 6". Usually down here just needs mowing in the spring. The summer heat slows it down in late june.
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Old 08-08-2009, 09:24 AM
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Originally Posted by hossdaniels View Post
I let it run up to 8-10", then cut it back to 6". Usually down here just needs mowing in the spring. The summer heat slows it down in late june.
that answer aint helping me lol
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Old 08-08-2009, 10:37 AM
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Well how tall is your clover? Do you have alot of weeds like I do?
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Old 08-08-2009, 01:13 PM
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O.K., when its 8" tall, or weeds are starting to shade it out.
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Old 08-08-2009, 02:09 PM
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Cut it before it flowers, once the clover begins to flower the protein content of the plant is lowered because of producing seeds/ flowers. Cut it before a good rain to prevent it from burning or wilting in the sun.
Do not cut it to less than 8 inches at this time of year.

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Old 08-08-2009, 02:38 PM
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Deer like new growth I cut mine every few weeks and that is up here in Wi. when you mow it gets thicker. good to cut to 6" high. Try cutting every other row and see what are the best results you want nice green fresh leaves
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Old 08-10-2009, 01:27 AM
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i don't check them because we have pet rabbits we just give them the cloves they love them
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