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'Vernal' Alfalfa
'Vernal' Alfalfa

'Vernal' Alfalfa

Regular price $3.50 Sale

Medicago sativa

Origin: North Africa, Middle East

Improvement status: Cultivated

Seeds per packet: ~32,000

Germination tested: 7/2021: 68% (Hard seed: 22%, Dormant seed: 0%)

Life cycle: Herbaceous Perennial

Zones: 2-9

Forage, cover crop, green manure. A hardy perennial legume good for pasture mix. Goes dormant in late fall, and has decent green back in the spring. One of the Oldest breeding lines of Alfalfa. Winter hardy, drought tolerant, productive. Pretty flower and of value to pollinators. 

These seeds were produced by our friends at Ernst Conservation Seeds in Meadville, PA.

Growing Tips: Direct seed in Summer or Fall depending on your region.