FSG229CR Alfalfa

  • Highly persistent Creeping Rooted alfalfa
  • Excellent drought and wet soil tolerance
  • Multi purpose – great for haying or pasturing
  • Tough and widely adapted alfalfa

FSG 229CR alfalfa is a highly persistent, rhizomatous alfalfa specialized for utilization in dry land pastures. As the alfalfa stand matures, rhizomes develop forming new crowns which increase stand density. FSG 229CR excels in both hay and pasture type production and expresses a branch rooted trait that allows the plant better tolerance to wet soil conditions.

DISEASE / INSECT / NEMATODE RATINGS
Bacterial Wilt Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Fusarium Wilt Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Verticillium Wilt Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Anthracnose-Race 1 Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Phytophthora Root Rot Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Aphanomyces-Race 1 Resistant (R) 4*
Wisconsin Disease Index 29 out of 30

*Based on the Wisconsin Disease Rating Index. This is a 1 to 5 ranking with 5 being the best.

CHARACTERISTICS
Fall Dormancy 2.0
Winter Survival 2.0 (Very Good)
Root Type Branch
Recovery After Cutting Fast

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