Trifolium pratense FABACEAE
Perennial for zones 3-8. Red clover is healthful for people and their gardens! It fixes nitrogen in the soil, and is a valuable insectary plant. Medicinal: Red clover has a plethora of medicinal uses. A tea of the blossoms is a healthful tonic and is incorporated in some anti-cancer remedies. It is also useful in treating coughs, due to it's antispasmodic and expectorant properties. Also a very safe and effective treatment for children's skin problems, including eczema or psoriasis.
[Culture: Perennial, zones 3-8/60-70°F/---/transplant, direct sow/sun, part shade/24" ht./6-8" apart]
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 06 March, 2009.