Alexandria is an annual legume suitable as fodder in dryland and irrigated areas. Alexandria is a ‘multi-cut’ type berseem clover. This type of clover is commonly known as ‘annual lucerne for its ability to be cut and/ or grazed under rotation and produce high protein quality fodder. Alexandria is a selected derivative, bred from Egyptian Clover introduced by Professor Perkins of Roseworthy Agricultural College, South Australia. When mature it attains a height of 60 -75 cm with slender, branched stems with abundant trifoliate, highly palatable ‘sweet’ leaves.
|MIN RAINFALL (mm)||600|
|DRYLAND||8 - 10|
|HIGH RAINFALL/IRRIGATION||10 - 15|