Great Lakes/New England Honey Bee Pasture Mix
0.5' - 5'
Colors:Dark Green Medium Green Light Green Dark Blue Medium Blue Light Blue Dark Purple Medium Purple Light Purple Pink Red Yellow White
Seeding Rate: Small Pastures: 1 lb./1000 ft²
Large Pastures: 20 lbs./acre
Designed for the warm humid summers and cold snowy winters of northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, our Great Lakes/New England honey bee pasture mix will provide maximum nectar and pollen amounts throughout the growing season. This clover-heavy mix contains a large percentage of legumes as well as wildflower species preferred by the honey bee and other beneficial pollinators. It also includes perennial and self-seeding annual species for multi-year productivity, and can be used as a green-manure cover crop. Great for both professional beekeepers and hobbyists. This mix produces a pasture that will contain approximately:
40% Alsike Clover (Trifolium hybridum)
20% White Dutch Clover (Trifolium repens)
20% Yellow Sweet Clover (Melilotus officinalis)
10% Sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia)
5% Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus)
5% Garden Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus)
In an effort to help our customers visualize the finished product, note that the percentages listed above are what you can expect the stand to contain once established. For the contents of this seed mix by weight, please contact us to request a digital copy of the seed tag.