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
Family: Fabaceae

White sweet clover can be very invasive! To limit its expansion, cut the flower stalks when they begin to dry out.

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  • 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
  • Color
  • Family
    • Fabaceae

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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
Color: blanc
Family: Fabaceae

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