Collection: Plant Alfalfa for Hay, Forage and More
Popular hay plant, commonly planted in the United States, that can be great for cover cropping on fertile soils (they do not like acidic soils) with fair to good drainage. Requires summer irrigation and produces the most growth in warm weather and grows to a height of 18–24".
Excellent beneficial insect habitat including bees
Alfalfa varieties include Non-dormant (mild winter regions), Ladak (survive in winter) or Semi-dormant (cold winters but not extremes)
Improves soil fertility, can fix up to 200 lb/acre of nitrogen
High yielding alfalfa
Plant shallow in early fall or spring using a seeding rate of 25 lb/acre
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