Gain Your Foothold with Longer Lasting Productivity and Exceptional Durability.

Foothold is a long-lived alfalfa bred for its oversized and deep-set crown, making it more tolerant of wheel, hoof and field traffic. Its spreading and prostrate growth habit is conducive to filling-in bare ground.


  • Oversized and durable crown delivering improved traffic tolerance
  • High leaf-to-stem ratio multifoliate
  • Excellent winterhardiness and disease resistance

This top performing variety delivers market leading yield, forage quality, persistence and disease resistance. Protect your seed investment with BY Alpha – The Mark of Pure Performance.

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Crown Head

Oversized Crown



Variety Foothold
Use Hay & Pasture
Root Habit Spreader
Plant Type Prostrate Multifoliate
Preferred Growing Conditions Widely adapted; suitable to pasture or long-lived hay
Production Period Spring – Fall
Key Features
  • High traffic tolerance due to oversized crown
  • High leaf-to-stem ratio
  • Excellent winterhardiness and disease resistance
  • Bloat hazard
  • Needs good drainage
Special Traits Oversized and Durable Crown


Winter Survival and Adaption
Fall Dormancy 2
Winter Survival 1.7
DRI 30/30

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