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Sainfoin

Characteristics

Variety

Sainfoin

Use

Pasture

Root Habit

Tap

Plant Type

Upright

Preferred Growing Conditions

Widely adapted to well drained soils

Production Period

Spring – Summer

Key Features

  • Good drought tolerance
  • Good to excellent winter hardiness
  • Good tolerance to alkaline soils
  • Bloat free legume

Limitations

  • Limited regrowth

Approx. Seeds/lb

25,000

Seeding Rate lb/acre

25 - 40

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Good

Drought Tolerance

Moderate to High

Flooding Tolerance

Low

Optimum PH

6.0–7.8

Acidity Tolerance

Low

Alkalinity Tolerance

Moderate

Salinity Tolerance

Low