Red and White Clover Seeds


Can you buy red and white clover seeds? I know I can leave a patch on the lawn, but I would like to have two big pots full, so I can watch the bumblebees


  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 11,092

    Chiltern seeds stock red and white clover seeds. Search under clover   or  trifolium

    It's not a mess, it's a nature reserve.
  • Thanks fidget

  • Jim MacdJim Macd Posts: 751

    I would advise you to not buy from Chiltern Seeds, unless you don't mind spending way to much for 15 seeds. For the same money you'll get a grams of seeds and they'll be British origin native from Emorsgate Seeds.

  • LynLyn Posts: 8,072

    Thanks, Jim, i was thinking of planting some for the bees. I bought some bare rooted trifolium, doesnt look like clover, but very ptretty, i am hoping it survives the winter and spreads.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 
  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 24,029

    Chiltern Seeds were my first seed suppliers but they've upped their prices and downed their seed numbers in recent years.

  • Jim MacdJim Macd Posts: 751

     You’re welcome, seems odd buying clover when it's so common but it's getting it grow where you want it to. I had to reseed part of my lawn a couple of years ago but it still isn't species rich. I've introduced daisies, and birds foot t., I don't even have buttercups in the part of the lawn, if only I didn't have them on the rest of the garden. I have a double one that has spread over every part of the garden except the part of the lawn I reseeded. It’s so frustrating have a pernicious weed that doesn’t even provide pollen.

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