Merit Gold Alfalfa is a cool season, perennial legume high in minerals, vitamins and protein. One of the most nutritious crops that can be utilized in any forage situation including wildlife food plots. Merit Gold has a high Leaf-to-Stem ratio and ability to put out a fibrous root system when conditions are wet and is ideal for heavy ground. Merit Gold has an appealing rich dark green foliage that is listed as superior for winter survival. Alfalfa withstands a wide variety of climates and is highly drought resistant through dormancy for as much as two years. Best on early tilled ground, broken and allowed to fallow until planting time. Soil should be packed after seeding.
- Soil Types: Fertile, well drained
- Seeding Rate: 15-20 lbs per acre
- Planting Depth: 1/4 inch
- Planting Date: Spring, Fall