Black medick

Black medick- Medicago lupulina - Hopperupsklaver - Gelbklee - Minette
Sowing rate
15-20 kg/ha
Late spring till end of summer
Sowing depth
1-2 cm
Row distance
Like cereals
Basal fertilizer application (P/K)
Bi-annual plant

Black medick or yellow trefoil is sometimes used as a fodder plant. It can withstand drought well. While being of good nutritional value, its biomass production is not very high. It is sometimes used in the compostition of artificial pastures, esp[ecially when implanted in dry lands. It is a common sight in natural pastures. It is also a flower that can be used for the production of honey.