Spyder

 

Spyder is a low dormancy alfalfa selected for its creeping rooted trait, superior winterhardiness and improved disease resistance. It is a synthetic variety selected from a cross of a spreader type alfalfa with an elite yielding variety. Forage yield potential is consistently better than most creeping rooted varieties  in the market.

 

  • Excellent winterhardiness
  • Low growing, creeping-rooted type
  • Outstanding stand life and persistence
  • Improved regrowth for a creeping root

 

 

Characteristics
Variety Spyder
Use Hay & Pasture
Root Habit Creeping Rooted
Plant Type Upright
Preferred Growing Conditions Dryland Conditions
Production Period Spring – Fall
Key Features
  • Creeping rooted alfalfa
  • Fall Dormancy of 1 with Winter Survival of 1
  • Higher yield potential for creeping rooted variety
  • Very drought tolerant
  • Performs well in higher altitudes
Limitations
  • Bloat hazard
  • Needs good drainage

 

Winter Survival and Adaption
Fall Dormancy 1
Winter Survival 1
Stand Resistance Excellent
DRI 27

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