Powell Alfalfa

  • High multifoliate leaf expression
  • Excellent forage yield potential and quality
  • High resistance to stem and northern root knot nematodes
  • Perfect 30/30 Wisconsin DRI rating
  • Persistent
  • Widely adapted, tried, trusted

Powell alfalfa must be ordered in 25 pound increments

Quantity is per pound. Example: 1 = 1 lb, 2 = 2 lbs, 3 = 3lbs, etc. This is pure seed, not a live plant.


Powell alfalfa is the workhorse of Haystack Mountain Brand alfalfa line. Powell alfalfa was selected for yield, persistence, nematode resistance and disease resistance so that it will produce even under adverse environmental pressures. It has is adapted throughout the Western, North Central and Eastern United States. It is proven and trusted and has a perfect 30/30 rating on the Wisconsin Rating Index.

Powell alfalfa demonstrates high multi-foliate expression resulting in superior forage quality. It is a great choice for commercial hay, beef and dairy producers.


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 1Highly Resistant (HR)5*
Wisconsin Disease Index30 out of 30
Pea AphidResistant (R)
Stem NematodeHighly Resistant (HR)
N. Root Knot NematodeHighly Resistant (HR)

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


Fall Dormancy3.0
Winter Survival2.0 (Very Good)
Root TypeTap
Recovery After CuttingFast

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