Clover is typically planted as a perennial plot and is capable of producing 2-4 tons of highly nutritious, whitetail forage, per acre, per year. A well-maintained plot can produce for 3-5 years, sometimes longer. Under ideal growing conditions (cool and wet), fast growing clovers can quickly reach a height of 12 inches or more and actually begin losing their food producing value. Regular mowing clover plots back to 6 inches is suggested to keep a constant supply of fresh, young, tender greens. Clover responds to mowing with aggressive growth.