Sunken Crown Alfalfa

(Pre-inoculated)
Medicago sativa
SKU: 835865079416
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Overview

Sunken Crown alfalfa is a deep crowned, high yielding forage alfalfa variety. With its unique sunken crown trait, it stays protected from the most severe winter conditions. Additionally, the sunken crown provides the plant with better tolerance to animal and wheel traffic. With rapid regrowth, this alfalfa is great for both pasture and 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 comes pre-inoculated with rhizobacteria. For more information on Deer Creek's inoculant click here

Bag Size 50
Coverage 108,900-145,054 sq. ft.
Supported Species Cattle, Horses, Hogs, Poultry, Sheep, Goats, Deer, Bee/Pollinator
Primary Usage Hay, Silage, Pasture

Specifications

Sun Requirement Full Sun
Soil Preference Well Drained, Moderately Drained
Soil pH 6.5-7.5
Days to Maturity 31-33 Days
Height when mature 32-34 inches
Fertilizer Perform a soil test for exact recommendations.
Hardiness Hardy

Planting Dates

Northern Zone Early/Mid/Late Spring
Late Summer
Transitional Zone Early/Mid/Late Spring
Early/Mid Fall
Southern Zone Item Not Recommended for this Climate

Planting Requirements

Planting Depth 1/8-1/4
Seeding Rate

15-20 lbs./acre

climatesmap
Northern Zone -60 To -10 F
-50 To -23 C
Transitional Zone -10 To 20 F
-23 To -6 C
Southern Zone 20 To 70 F
-6 To 21 C

How To Plant

    Planting Requirements

    Planting Depth 1/8-1/4
    Seeding Rate

    15-20 lbs./acre

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    SHIPPING 

    -All small parcel orders for in stock items ship the next business day. 

    -Bulk orders shipped by pallet (LTL) ship within 1-3 business days. When shipped to residential addresses, these orders will require someone to be home to accept delivery. The carrier will usually call ahead to set an appointment time for delivery.

    -Shipments are processed Monday through Friday. Orders received over the weekend will ship the following Monday.

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    -On occasion, we reserve the right to use a different carrier than the one selected. Your shipping costs will not change and order transit times should stay the same.

    -We take great pride in fulfilling your orders quickly and efficiently.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at service@deercreekseed.com or by calling (877) 247-3736 weekdays between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Central Time.

    RETURNS 

    Deer Creek Seed Co. strives for complete customer satisfaction. If you would like to return any product please do so at the original place of purchase.

    If you’ve purchased directly from a Deer Creek Seed Co. facility or via our website, please note the following terms and conditions:

    -Returns or exchanges are permitted if the product is returned, shipping cost prepaid, to the origin facility within 30 days of purchase. Credit will be issued within 30 days of receipt of merchandise.

    -Product being returned or exchanged must be in the original, unopened packaging. No credit can be given for product that is opened or damaged, due to the nature of our products.

    -All returns must be preauthorized by contacting us via email at service@deercreekseed.com or by calling our customer service department at (877) 247-3736 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Central Time. 

    Pickup Option

    Windsor, Wisconsin 

    If you live near our Windsor, WI warehouse, you are welcome to pick up your order. Select this option during checkout. 

    • Deer Creek Seed Co. Warehouse 

      6115 Pepsi Way 

      Windsor, WI 53598, USA