Austrian Winter Pea - Annual
Winter Forage Peas are highly favored by whitetail deer and will make a great food plot or addition to a plot seed mixture planted in the fall to attract deer and wildlife. These fast growing peas will attract deer to a plot soon after germination making them a favorite for bow hunting. Winter Forage Peas are a vine-like, cool season annual legume with stems growing two to four feet long, producing nitrogen in the soil with their root nodules. Peas are a great soil rebuilder on a rotational basis as a green manure crop. High cold tolerance, may not tolerate extreme temperature fluctuations or severe winters when the small pea plants are exposed to long periods of sub-zero weather.
- Soil Types: Clay loam, well-drained
- Seeding Rate: 40-50 lbs. per acre
- Planting Depth: ¾-1 inch
- Planting Date: Sept-Oct.
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Posted by Unknown on Oct 10th 2017
After using local mix's and other brands with some success we tried merit seed and were amazed at how well it preformed looks like 100% growth rate. less seed more growth means less cost per acer. Austrian Winter Peas,Winter Grain Rye,and clovers all have done very well!