Farm Seed Legumes Field Peas 4010 Field Pea

4010 Field Pea

Organic Cover Crop Seed

Product ID: 92G

Grow alone or in mixes as a short-term green manure.

In spring, sow 5 lb./1,000 sq.ft. (200 lb./acre) alone, or 3 lb./1,000 sq.ft. (120 lb./acre) mixed with vetch and/or oats, winter rye, or ryegrass. 3-4' tall peas smother weeds better than spring-sown clover. Inoculate with #9321 or #9359 for best performance. Pea tendrils add a flair of color to your salad mixes, and dried yellow peas can be used in soups. White flowers. Organically grown. Avg. 3,100 seeds/lb.

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1/4 Pound

$3.80
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1 Pound

$5.50
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5 Pounds

$19.40
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25 Pounds

$77.50
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50 Pounds

$139.00
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100 Pounds

$247.00
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Additional Information

Growing Information: Peas like well-drained, clay loam soils with a neutral pH (6.5-7.5) and average fertility. Stems are weak so will benefit from being seeded with 1_-2 bushels of oats per acre. Can be seeded into rough ground; use 25% more seed than usual. Plant like garden peas: inoculate with proper inoculant, drill or broadcast, and cover 1-3" deep depending on soil moisture. Plants do not regrow after mowing or grazing. Field peas' average nitrogen production is 100 lb/acre.
CULTURE: Sow the seeds at the time and rate specified for each variety listed. All legumes should be planted 1/4 to 1/2" deep.
FOR GREEN MANURE: For best results, till under when in the flowering stage.
SEED SPECS: Planting rates are listed with the variety copy. Organic systems should plant 1/3 to 1/2 heavier to allow for some weed pressures.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Pisum sativum
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
52-75 seed
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
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