Organic Austrian Winter Peas

  • Viney, fall-seeded, winter annual legume excellent for use as cover crop or forage crop
  • Can produce up to 1-2 tons dry matter/acre and fix 90-150 lbs. N/acre
  • High quality forage with a protein content of 14% to 20%
  • Not reliably winter hardy in MN/WI/SD, plant early in the season with a nurse crop to ensure best chance of survival
  • Requires inoculant for proper nodulation for nitrogen fixation

$56.00 * 50lb Bag

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WINTER PEAS

Viney, cool-season annual legume. Pea residue breaks down quickly.

Best Use:

Excellent forage quality for livestock, silage, or cover crop/plow down. Can produce up to 2-4 tons DM/acre.

Requirements:

Prefers cool weather and well-drained soils. Does not tolerate acidic soils. Inoculate before planting. Can withstand colder autumn temperatures than field peas.

Management:

Not reliably winter hardy in Upper Midwest.

Planting Date:

March – April or Aug – Sept. If spring seeding, seed as early as possible.

Seeding:

50-100 lbs/acre drilled. 1-2” deep.

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