A Look At Fall Alfalfa Dormancy The time for spring planting alfalfa is just around the corner and two traits often confused, are fall dormancy and winter survival. Last week we covered winter survival, let’s look at fall dormancy today. Fall dormancy is a measure of an alfalfa plant’s ability to regrow in the fall after harvest ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!