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 WiltHighly Resistant (HR)5*
Fusarium WiltHighly Resistant (HR)5*
Verticillium WiltHighly Resistant (HR)5*
Anthracnose-Race 1Highly Resistant (HR)5*
Phytophthora Root RotHighly Resistant (HR)5*
Aphanomyces-Race 1Resistant (R)4*
Wisconsin Disease Index29 out of 30

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

CHARACTERISTICS
Fall Dormancy2.0
Winter Survival2.0 (Very Good)
Root TypeBranch
Recovery After CuttingFast

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