WL 535HQ

Plant this broadly adapted variety for consistent, superb yields and quality.


  • Winter-active, nondormant FD=8.2
  • Very high yield potential across a wide range of soil types and harvest schedules
  • Highly resistant to all major aphid pests

Area of Primary Adaption

Agronomic Traits

Winter ActivityHigh
Fall Dormancy8.2
Hay Quality (%TDN)Excellent
Persistence IndexVery High
Recovery After HarvestVery Fast
Traffic ToleranceVery Good
Wet Soil ToleranceExcellent
Aphid Resistance Index15/15
Leaf TypeTrifoliate

Key to Charts

HR- High Resistance HQ- High Quality LR- Low Resistance

pest resistance trait

Fusarium WiltHR
Phytophthora Root RotHR
Verticillium WiltHR
Blue Alfalfa AphidsHR
Pea AphidsHR
Spotted Alfalfa AphidHR
Stem NematodeR
Southern Root Knot NematodeR

HR- High Resistance HQ- High Quality LR- Low Resistance

WL 535HQ Outyields the Competition



The industry’s first biotechnology-derived reduced-lignin alfalfa trait provides greater harvest flexibility and overall alfalfa quality.

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Roundup Ready® alfalfa varieties allow growers to maximize the genetic potential of their W-L Alfalfa during critical stand establishment and stand life.

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