Alfalfa

    Zones: 2 to 9
    Exposure: Full Sun
    Mature Size: 24-36" H x 18-24"S
    Bloom: Purple
    Pot Size: 3.25"
    Availability: Spring 2024
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    • Alfalfa Plants For Sale

      Medicago sativa

      Herb Growing Tips

      Light:  Full sun

      Temperature:  Perennial hardy in Zones 2 to 9

      Watering:  Keep soil moist. This plant is drought tolerant and does not like to over watered.  Mornings waterings are the best time to water allowing the foliage to dry before the heat of the day

      Soil: Does best in well drained soil, but like loam, sandy or clay. Does not like rocky soil.

      Comments:  Alfalfa if overwatered can cause fungal diseases. Make sure you allow your plants to dry out in between waterings.  Great tip once your Alfalfa blooms you can cutback and leave the cuttings to decompose this a way to amend your soil.

       

      Herb Description

      This herbaceous perennial is grown in soil, so you won't get sprouts but you will get a wonderful ground cover for your yard. Which can also used as a soil conditioner. This magic plant is high in nutrition and natural source of nitrogen. This means it's ideal for improving soil and providing erosion control. 

      The beautiful elegant blooms will be loved by your local pollinators. You can also use it  to make Alfalfa Tea Fertilizer to really help give your garden nutrient boost!

       

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