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Dormant Alfalfa - Raw Seed (Lb) - SCL006

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Good For Hay and Improving the Soil

Medicago sativa Perennial legume cover crop.

Popular hay plant great for cover cropping on fertile soils (alfalfas do not like acidic soils) with fair to good drainage. Suitable for 3-5 year rotations. Requires summer irrigation and produces the most growth in warm weather. Plant according to your zone, following Product Use Instructions found under the Details tab. Plant shallowly in early fall or spring.

  • Application Rate: 0.5-1 lb/1000 sq ft or 25 lb/acre
  • Inoculant: Alfalfa inoculant
  • Germination: 5-10 Days
  • Plant Height: 18-24"
  • Nitrogen Fixed: 200 lb nitrogen/acre if given adequate Phosphorus, Calcium, and Sulfur
  • Uses: Hay; excellent beneficial insect habitat; provides great bee forage; brings subsurface minerals to the surface.
  • Facts to Note: For cold areas with prolonged freezing, and where elevation is above 5,000 ft. Zones 1-7. Yields up to 10 tons of organic matter per acre.

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