Search
Account
Contact

Next day delivery available on most products. Order before 4pm Mon-Thurs.

Save 25%
Clover Seeds

Red Clover Seeds

In stock
RRP: 3.99
Price: 2.99
You save: €1.00 (25%)
+
Bulk Discounts
Quantity 3+
Price 2.78

video guides available

Red Clover Seeds - Description

  • Pack of Red Clover Seeds
  • Native Irish Wildflower
  • Latin Name: Trifolium Pratense
  • Likes Well Drained Soils
  • Sow March to October
  • Great For Attracting Bees
  • Flowers From May to September
  • Ideal For Organic Soil Maintenance
  • Part of Pea Family - Improves Soil Fertility
  • Nitrogen Fixing: Yes
  • Qty: Approx. 200 Seeds
  • Hardy Perennial

Red Clover Seeds - Uses

  • Can reach 15cm in height
  • Great source of nectar for bumble bees
  • Great for improving soils
  • Attractive red flower
  • Low growing wildflower
  • Suited to floral lawns
  • Plant with yellow rattle, white clover & bird's foot trefoil
  • Can use as a ground cover to suppress other weeds
  • Clover is a nitrogen fixer & will improve soil fertility
  • Popular with common Bee, Honeybee & Red-tailed Bumblebee
  • Can be used as a green manure

Red Clover Seeds - Sowing Instructions

  • Best to sow between March & October
  • Can be sown directly outside
  • Always better to start seeds in seed trays & then transplant when large enough
  • Sow thinly, 1cm deep
  • Lightly cover with compost
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Can be thinned to 2.5cm between plants
  • Be sure to harvest green manure before flowers (and therefore seeds) develop
  • Harvest by digging into ground as green manure roots contain beneficial nitrogen
  • They release this nitrogen into the soil as they breakdown
  • Once dug in, the area can be sown with vegetable plants or seeds

Red Clover Seeds - Advantages

  • Controls weeds
  • Fast to establish
  • Large coverage area
  • Can be hoed in
  • Protects soil against erosion
  • Conserves soil's moisture
  • Improves soil fertility
  • Maintains soil's micro organisms and worms
  • Extremely easy to grow
  • Very fast growing time
  • Low cost

Here at TheGardenShop.ie we aim to provide a fast, reliable & low cost delivery service

Shipping Options & Rates

  • Standard Courier Delivery With Fastway (2-4 Working Days)
    • Cost is €4.95 on Orders Below €75
    • Free Delivery on Orders Above €75
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Courier Delivery With Fastway (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is €2.50 extra for express delivery
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Delivery With DPD (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is €3 extra
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
    • This services comes with text alerts and timed delivery slots which the customer can change to suit themselves
  • 'Seed' Postal Delivery Option ***
    • Cost is €2 - Packet of Seeds ONLY Orders
    • Note: Does Not Apply to Seed Potatoes, Bulbs or Sets ***
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Great Britain
    • Cost is €10
    • UK shipping fee covers parcels up to a total weight of 20Kg
  • Western Europe
    • Note: There is no free delivery for Western Europe Deliveries

Bulk Bags & Large Item Pallet Deliveries

  • Bulk bags & large orders are shipped via pallet couriers on a rigid lorry
  • Delivery is to kerbside only
  • If road access to your site is tight, then please advise us before purchasing
  • Please Note: We cannot guarantee next day delivery on pallet deliveries
  • Also, we cannot guarantee delivery on a specific day (Please allow 1-3 days for delivery)
  • It's always best to order well in advance to avoid disappointment
  • Cancellation of pallets when items are already in transit will incur a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee (To cover return delivery costs)
  • Where pallet delivery can not be made due to site access, a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee will apply (To cover return delivery costs)

International Delivery Prices & Times

  • Please note max weights below, heavier orders may require additional payment
  • We will contact you to discuss, if max weight of order exceeded

Terms

  • The shipping fee is fixed for an order, regardless of the number of items bought
  • All courier orders require signed proof of delivery & the customer must be contactable by phone
  • We do not offer a weekend delivery service (Mon-Fri Only excl. Bank Holidays)
  • * Our courier achieves a 98% success rate on next day deliveries
  • ** Seed postal option applies to seed ONLY orders & is available in all 32 counties of Ireland
  • *** Does not apply to seed potatoes, bulbs or sets
Orders over €75, get
Get Free Delivery free delivery