Plant Care Alfalfa

Alfalfa

Also known as

Aidama Bede

Taxonomy

Medicago sativa
Medicago
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Alfalfa

Water

How often to water your Alfalfa

Water needs for Alfalfa
0.5 cups
every 9

Alfalfa needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Plant care guide for Alfalfa in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia

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Finding light for Alfalfa in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alfalfa: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Alfalfa love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Atlanta, Georgia ⛅.

Alfalfa does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Alfalfa

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Alfalfa: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Alfalfa after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Alfalfa

Alfalfa

Alfalfa


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Atlanta, Georgia, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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