Black medic

Species: Black medic (Medicago lupulina L.)
Cultivars: BEBLK
Origin: Mediterranean region
Use:
Description:
General:

Life Span:

1.0-2.0 feet tall, seeds not coiled, decumbent growth (sod forming).
No prickles.
Annual
Adaptation:
pH:
Soil:
Rainfall:
5.5-8.0
Loam, clay-loam.
13-60 Inches.
Management:
Seeding Rate:
Planting Date:
Planting Depth:
Seed Cost:
Season of Use:
Production:
8-10 lb/A
September-October
<0.25 inch
$15-20/A
March-May
2000-3000 lbs/A
Notes:
  • High bloat potential.
  • High percentage of hard seed.
  • Inoculate with Rhizobia bacteria specific to medics (Type N).

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