• Vernal Summer Alfalfa
    Medicago sativa
    Heirloom 1953
    Starter Pack for small gardens

    A very winter-hardy variety tolerant even for the most northern climates. Alfalfa can produce a huge amount of green biomass even for small gardens. Pre-inoculated for nitrogen production. Also makes a great forage crop for animals. Thrives in well-drained soils. In gardens, prepare a fine and seed bed just as you would a lawn. The seed needs good soil contact. Can be spring or late summer sown. Plant no later than 6-8 weeks before the first killing frost in the late summer to allow good establishment going into winter. Great for sowing between crop rotations as a high nitrogen producing cover crop.

    Fun Facts:
    1. Alfalfa is called Lucerne in the United Kingdom
    2. It has been cultivated for livestock feed since ancient Roman and Greek times
    3. According to Pliny the Greeks introduced the plant in 490 BC when the Persians invaded their lands
    4. In the 16th century, Spanish colonizers introduced alfalfa to the Americas

    Vernal Summer Alfalfa Seeds --250 seed Starter Garden Starter Pack

    $4.89Price

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