Build Your Own Alfalfa Plants

Watching seeds germinate is a wonderful activity for children, especially when the seeds sprout quickly. Alfalfa is an easy-to-grow plant that can be sprouting within one week. For a chance to observe the seeds grow in the soil, sprinkle a few alfalfa seeds onto a piece of wet paper towel.

You will require:

A small packet of Alfalfa seeds (about 1.5g).

a saucer or بذور برسيم small plate

Three pieces of paper towel

A spray mister or a small water jug

How to Grow:

Lay 3 sheets of towel on a dish.

Then , drain the water from the plate. The paper towel must be dampened, but the seeds shouldn’t sit in water.

Distribute the seeds evenly over the towel.

To avoid the paper towel drying out, put it on a sunny windowill filled with water. You can use spray bottles or misters to soak the seeds or you can add a small amount of water to the saucer with an ice cube or a small cup.

You should check your seeds daily to observe how they’re growing.


Alfalfa seed is easy to grow and should be able to germinate in just 2-6 days. Here are a few things to be aware of in the event that your seeds do not germinate in this period.

Too dry. Seeds require water to develop. Alfalfa seeds soak approximately half their weight in water before they sprout, making the appearance of swollen. Seeds that are too dry won’t germinate. Incorporate more water into the plate to make sure that the seeds are moist but not floating in water. You could also soak your seeds overnight. But be sure to rinse them thoroughly before transferring them to a towel.

Too wet:If the seeds are moist, the new roots and sprouts could begin to rot before they have a chance to grow. The seeds can also become moldy. It’s OK for بذور برسيم the paper towel to be moist but the seeds should not be floating in water. Get rid of any excess water on the tray each when you water or mist your seeds.

Too cold or too hot: Alfalfa thrives when temperatures are between 20 and 25 degrees Celsius. If you’re growing your seed inside in winter, you should place them in a warm location. You may need to keep your seeds hydrated more often should you cultivate them in extreme temperatures. They’ll dry out faster.