Chemical-free farm-grown Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) seeds for organic growing.
All seed varieties are grown at our farm, Fireweed, or gathered sustainably from the near by wilds. We gather, process, and package every seed variety we carry ourselves with love and care in small batches. We never import seeds to sell to you. All of our varieties are open-pollinated, grown without the use of chemicals, hybrid-free and GMO-free.
1 pkg (approx 50-70 seeds)
Fabacaea (Pea Family)
Europe, especially the Mediterranean.
Mounding. 2.5ft tall and wide.
Full sun. Will grow in many soil types but enjoys poor soil that is well-drained. Will struggle in overly wet soil. Alfalfa is a Pea Family member that fixes nitrogen in the soil.
Seeds germinate easily and can be direct sown in fall or spring, or started in flats in the spring and then transplanted.
Cut back in fall time.
The aerial parts can be harvested during the summer bloom-time and dried for tea.
Flowers can be added to salads or used as a garnish.
Alfalfa leaves make a lovely tea that is chockfull of vitamins and minerals, including A, D, E, K, and B vitamins; biotin, calcium, folic acid, iron, magnesium, and potassium. Alterative and blood cleansing.
Attracts Pollinators, Apothecary Garden, Drought tolerant, Low Maintenance, Edible Flowers.