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Certified Organic Austrian Winter Peas

Certified Organic

Certified Organic Austrian Winter Peas are a cool season, annual legume that are fall seeded and used for green manure, wildlife and as a hay crop.

Austrian Winter Peas are semi-erect growth habit and sensitivity to grazing make it a secondary choice for intensive grazing

*Organic seeds and grains are grown by organic growers that adhere to the strict organic practices that are required by organic producers. No chemical fertilizer, insecticides or herbicides are allowed in producing this seed. Genetic purity is maintained throughout the production and processing of this seed.

Establishment

Planted 1/2-1″ depth.
Certified Organic Austrian Winter Peas perform best in a pH range of 6.3-7.0 and require adequate phosphorous and potassium. Certified Organic Austrian Winter Pea may not winter in the Northern states (they will die off in low 20 degree temps), but can be planted in the North in late spring for a summer silage crop or in the late summer/early fall for late fall harvest , nitrogen building or winter cover crop. Certified

Management

Winter Peas perform best in a pH range of 6.3-7.0 and require adequate phosphorous and potassium.
Winter Peas perform poorly under low light levels, hence it doesn’t interseed into corn very well. Fluctuations between warm and cold temperatures will inhibit growth and may kill plants.
Winter Peas are not well adapted well for pasture as they do not tolerate trampling.

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