Lucerne is a legume. Rocky Point Lucerne is an excellent soil enhancer which will increase soil nutrients. Used as a mulch it gives all the added advantages of an excellent mulch; moisture retention, weed suppression, enhanced microbial activity, keeping the soil cool, reducing runoff and supplying nutrients. This is a top class mulch to use in the vegie garden, around fruit trees, roses and many other garden situations. Bales are convenient to transport in a car or trailer, store in the garden shed, to use when you want, easliy spread around precious plants and seedlings and then enjoy seeing the benefits. Approximate coverage 7sqm from one bale.