White Sweet Clover (Melilotus albus)
Boreal vanilla! This very easy to grow plant will add a unique flavor to your desserts. The essence is extracted from the flowers, but the young leaves are eaten in salads, and the seeds can be used as a spice. Its sweet fragrance is reminiscent of tonka bean and vanilla. Honey plant very popular with pollinators. Nitrogen-fixing, which makes it an excellent green manure, very interesting for enriching poor soils.
Latin name: Melilotus albus
Common names: White sweet clover, Sweet clover, Boreal vanilla
English: White Melilot, White Sweet-Clover
MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
White sweet clover can be very invasive! To limit its expansion, cut the flower stalks when they begin to dry out.
|Plant type: Biennial|
|Quantity: Envelope of about 100 seeds|
|Exposure: Half shade|
|Soil: Well drained|
|Watering: If needed|
|Sowing: Directly in the garden|
|Days to maturity: 65 days|
|Germination: 10 to 15 days|
|Plant spacing: 15 cm to 20 cm|
|Depth: 1 cm|
|Width: 40 cm|
|Height: 1 m|
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