Winter Field Peas Organic

Winter Field Peas Organic

SKUS: CC511A, CC511B, CC511C, CC511D, CC511S
This nitrogen fixer tolerates somewhat heavier soils and can be planted slightly later in the fall than crimson clover. Sow seeds 2-8cm (1-3") deep in fairly dense concentration. Read More

Exposure Full-sun to partial shade

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More details about Winter Field Peas Organic

Pisum sativum. Hardy Annual. This nitrogen fixer tolerates somewhat heavier soils and can be planted slightly later in the fall than crimson clover. Sow seeds 2-8cm (1-3") deep in fairly dense concentration. Sow Winter Field Peas Organic cover crop seeds from mid-February to the end of May, and again late August to the end of September. Winter Field Peas are hardy to Zone 6: -23°C (-10°F). 500g covers approximately 40m2 (438 ft²). This cover crop can be mingled with Winter Wheat to store even more nitrogen and to add even more organic matter to the soil.

(Open-pollinated seeds)

Quick Facts:

    • Tolerates somewhat heavier soils
    • Certified organic seeds
    • Use 50kg (110 lbs) per acre
    • Open-pollinated seeds

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All About Winter Field Peas Organic

Latin

Latin
Pisum sativum
Family: Fabaceae

Exposure:

Exposure: Full sun to partial shade

Timing

Timing
Sow as early as the ground can be worked and repeat until late spring. Sow a fall crop towards the end of summer. This pea is hardy to Zone 6: -23°C (-10°F).

Starting

Starting
Sow to a depth of 2-6cm (1-2½").

Growing

Growing
For nitrogen fixation, allow plants to reach the flowering stage. If tilling under, allow two weeks before planting the next crop. Avoid following this cover crop with other legumes, like peas, beans, or soy.

How to Grow Winter Field Peas

Step 1: Timing

Sow as early as the ground can be worked and repeat until late spring. Sow a fall crop towards the end of summer. This pea is hardy to Zone 6: -23°C (-10°F).

Step 2: Starting

Sow to a depth of 2-6cm (1-2½").

Step 3: Growing

For nitrogen fixation, allow plants to reach the flowering stage. If tilling under, allow two weeks before planting the next crop. Avoid following this cover crop with other legumes, like peas, beans, or soy.

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