- The Yellow clover is the most drought tolerant of any cover crop producing a similar biomass being able to handle dry springs as well.
Melilotus Officinalus aka Ribbed Melilot, Field Melilot, Comilla Real, and Official Melilot. This Yellow clover has blossoms with a characteristic sweet odor, blooming in the spring and summer. A drought survivor, it is the most tolerant of any cover crops that produce a similar biomass. Especially resilient in its second year, it can do well in a dry spring, when the likelihood of being able to seed another cover crop is low. A member of the legume family, and treated with the rhizobium bacteria, you will have increased nitrogen production, and thus yield more, as a green manure.Read more about Cover Crops: