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Austrian Winter Peas - Raw Seed (Lb) - SCL800

Austrian Winter Peas - Raw Seed (Lb) Austrian Winter Peas - Raw Seed (Lb) Austrian Winter Peas - Raw Seed (Lb)
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Very Cold Tolerant Legume

Pisum arvense Cool season legume cover crop.

Ground-hugging pea germinates and grows in cooler soils than most legumes and withstands temperatures to 10°F.

  • Application Rate: 2-4 lb/1000 sq ft or 70-120 lb/acre
  • Inoculant: Pea-Vetch or Garden Combination inoculant
  • Germination: 5-10 Days
  • Plant Height: 3' (if supported)
  • Uses: Good weed competitor, does well in heavy soils, and fixes 70-125 lb of Nitrogen/acre, attracts beneficial insects to the growing area at the start of the season. Good protein source in forage mixtures.
  • Facts to Note: In most areas, sow in early-mid fall on well-drained soil. Matures early (April in warm areas)

Customer Reviews

Great Cover Crop

I took a chance on this last winter and loved it. It was low growing and extremely hardy - handled zero degrees a couple nights with no problem. Very easy to remove or till under in the spring. We used the tender leaves for salads (great all winter). Also loved the cute white and pink flowers.

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September 19, 2014 - Peaceful Valley
Why Plant a Cover Crop? To provide erosion control. To build the soil’s organic matter and humus content and improve the structure. To increase the microbial activity and biomass in the topsoil and provide… read more »