Vernal alfalfa is an older variety known for its winter hardiness, reliability and affordability. It produces good yields, even on fields without ideal growing conditions.Vernal exhibits excellent winter hardiness in the North and moderate regrowth after cutting. Vernal is mostly used in a mix with forage grasses for pasture, as a green manure cover crop, as a pollinator attractant crop for honey bees, or for hay production. In general, alfalfa is one of the highest yielding forage plants available. Where adapted, alfalfa does well alone or in a mixture with tall-growing grasses. Alfalfa produces best on well-drained soil with good water holding capacity and pH of 6.5 or above. It is long-lived and drought resistant.
This seed has a protective coating and comes pre-inoculated with rhizobacteria.
Coating color may be different than pictured above. Differences in color will not affect performance.
-50 To -23 C
-23 To -6 C
-6 To 21 C
How To Plant
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Deer Creek Seed Co. Warehouse
6115 Pepsi Way
Windsor, WI 53598, USA