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Bird’s Foot Trefoil
Names: There are many local names for this plant including
Bacon and Eggs, Tom Thumb, Lady’s Shoes and Stockings, Crow Toes, God
Almighty’s Thumb and Finger.
Sowing Instructions for Seeds: For best results, pre-soak the seed for 24 hours in warm water and then sow in the spring or autumn either in trays in a cold frame or in the final flowering site. The seed usually germinates in 2 - 4 weeks at 15°c. If planting in trays, prick the seedlings out when they are large enough to handle. Plant them out in late spring or early summer.
plants and seeds are of native origin.