Acid tolerant variety ideally suited for the foothills of AB and Peace region of AB and BC

AAC Meadowview was selected from plants bred in acidic conditions, ranging from a Ph. of 4.5 to 6.0. Yield increase over check varieties was 115% of the check over six years.

AAC Meadowview’s winterhardiness and disease resistance should lead to a longer stand life, according to the  Canadian Journal of Plant Sciences. AAC Meadowview is specifically adapted to areas of southwestern Alberta (foothills) and British Columbia, and other areas where soil pH is a major limiting factor for alfalfa production. This is the only alfalfa known that is specifically bred for acid tolerance.

AAC Meadowview was created in Western Canada, for Western Canada. 

  • Deep set crowns
  • Erect spring growth habit
  • Rapid regrowth after cutting

Resistance to diseases

Verticillium wilt
+ +
Verticillium wilt
+ +
Other features
Root structureBranching, Tap
Fall Dormancy2 (similar to Beaver)
WinterhardinessNot Rated
CrownDeep crown with medium width
RegrowthRapid regrowth after cutting
Disease Index 3.42

All specified informations, recommendations and representations mentioned here are made to the best of our knowledge and belief, but without guarantee of completeness or accuracy. We cannot guarantee that the properties described are repeatable. All information is provided as an aid to decision-making. Deutsche Saatveredelung AG excludes adhesion for damage or claims for damages, resulting of the use for the variety specified in this description. Mixture compositions may change if individual varieties are not available. As of 12/2022. Subject to change without notice.