Cal 6902 alfalfa ill b
Days To Maturity : 120
Germination Days : 5-10
Planting Depth : 1/4
Seed Code : O
Seeds Per Packet : 5000
Spacing : 5
Square Foot Coverage : 400
When To Plant : Late summer
When To Plant : Spring
24 PKTs Available
Dormant Alfalfa, Org... CAL-6902



Extremely winter hardy

for those who want a perennial alfalfa in cold climates-hardy to zone 4+.

Also provides quality hay, is non-spreading, and can be cut 2-4 times per year.

Reputed to be best for breaking up intractable caliche and hardpan-roots go deep for water and nutrients, opening up the soil for other crops.

BOTANICAL NAME: Medicago sativa


Start in flats and transplant on 5" centers or broadcast thinly by raking soil thoroughly first and covering with a thin later of soil after planting. If broadcasting, mix seed with fine soil to add bulk for easier spreading. May need protection from birds until established. Prefers a fine, firm seed bed. Established, it will last for several years. Approximatley 17 weeks to first cutting, additional cuttings every 9 weeks. Overwintering perennial.

GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: ALL/Matures 17+/Harvest 9+/Yield green 148-412, dry 44-103/Spacing 5"

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Bee Friendly, Perennial, Fodder Crop

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