Vernal Alfalfa

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$124.20

Price

$108.00
Vernal Alfalfa
Vernal Alfalfa

Vernal Alfalfa is an economical, very hardy northern alfalfa type with limited disease resistancies.
Vernal works very well in short-term rotations and is beneficial as a nitrogen producing plowdown either in a mix or by itself.

Vernal alfalfa is pre-inoculated with an OMRI Listed inoculation for improved establishment and growth.
*Details on Seed Coatings, Inoculations & the OMRI downloadable certificates on our Reference Page.

Establishment

Plant at 1/4″ depth. An ideal soil bed is moist, fertile and firm. Alfalfa prefers crumbly silt loam to sandy loam textures but alfalfa will grow well on most deep, well-drained soils with adequate internal and surface drainage. Plant at least 1/2″ depth on sandy soils.
Alfalfa may be planted in the spring or early fall. Apply lime and fertilizer as needed. Your pH levels should be 6.5-7.0.
Alfalfa will die if the soil is saturated for an extended period

Management

For maximum yields, it is important to have 20-30 plants per square foot during the seedling year for protection against weed competition.
Do not harvest alfalfa seeded in late summer/early fall until the following spring.
Allow new seedlings to start to bloom before the first harvest. Cut alfalfa three-four times a year when stand is 25% flowered.

Planting Rates

Stand Alone
15-20 lbs per acre
In Mix
6-15 lbs per acre

DRI

22/30

FD

2

WSI

2.2

Resistance

Anthracnose
MS
Aphanomyces Race 1
HR
Aphanomyces Race 2
-
Bacterial Wilt
HR
Fusarium Wilt
R
Pea Aphid
-
Phytophthora Root Rot
S
Stem Nematode
-
Verticillim Wilt
S
Potato Leaf Hopper
-
HR = High Resistance
R = Resistance
MR = Moderate Resistance
LR = Low Resistance
S = Susceptible

IN STOCK

Vernal Alfalfa
Vernal Alfalfa

Vernal Alfalfa

By |

TerraProCo

List Price |

$124.20

Price |

$108.00

List Price:

$124.20

Price

$108.00

IN STOCK

List Price:

$124.20

Price

$108.00

IN STOCK

Vernal Alfalfa is an economical, very hardy northern alfalfa type with limited disease resistancies.
Vernal works very well in short-term rotations and is beneficial as a nitrogen producing plowdown either in a mix or by itself.

Vernal alfalfa is pre-inoculated with an OMRI Listed inoculation for improved establishment and growth.
*Details on Seed Coatings, Inoculations & the OMRI downloadable certificates on our Reference Page.

Establishment

Plant at 1/4″ depth. An ideal soil bed is moist, fertile and firm. Alfalfa prefers crumbly silt loam to sandy loam textures but alfalfa will grow well on most deep, well-drained soils with adequate internal and surface drainage. Plant at least 1/2″ depth on sandy soils.
Alfalfa may be planted in the spring or early fall. Apply lime and fertilizer as needed. Your pH levels should be 6.5-7.0.
Alfalfa will die if the soil is saturated for an extended period

Management

For maximum yields, it is important to have 20-30 plants per square foot during the seedling year for protection against weed competition.
Do not harvest alfalfa seeded in late summer/early fall until the following spring.
Allow new seedlings to start to bloom before the first harvest. Cut alfalfa three-four times a year when stand is 25% flowered.

Planting Rates

Stand Alone
15-20 lbs per acre
In Mix
6-15 lbs per acre

DRI

22/30

FD

2

WSI

2.2

Resistance

Anthracnose
MS
Aphanomyces Race 1
HR
Aphanomyces Race 2
-
Bacterial Wilt
HR
Fusarium Wilt
R
Pea Aphid
-
Phytophthora Root Rot
S
Stem Nematode
-
Verticillim Wilt
S
Potato Leaf Hopper
-
HR = High Resistance
R = Resistance
MR = Moderate Resistance
LR = Low Resistance
S = Susceptible
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