Cicer Milkvetch

Improved Seedling Vigour and Forage Production


  • Well suited for pasture production
  • Improved forage yield over Oxley by 19% in Western Forage Tests
  • Long-lived, rhizomatous, bloat free legume
  • Maintains nutritional quality through the growing season
Variety AC Oxley II
Use Pasture
Root Habit Creeping Rooted
Plant Type Upright
Preferred Growing Conditions Widely adapted. Creeps best in coarser textured soils
Production Period Late Spring – Fall
Key Features
  • Widely adapted
  • Moderately tolerant to salinity
  • Ideal pasture legume
  • Bloat free legume
  • Difficult to establish
  • Hard seeds are slow to germinate
  • Seedlings grow much slower than other forage legumes
Approx. Seeds/lb 120,000
Seeding Rate lb/acre 12 – 18


Environmental Tolerances
Winter Hardiness Very High
Drought Tolerance Moderate to High
Flooding Tolerance Low
Acidity Tolerance Low to Moderate
Alkalinity Tolerance Moderate
Salinity Tolerance Low to Moderate

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