Winter annual legume that grows rapidly in cool, moist weather. Austrian Winter Peas generally survive the winter south of the Kansas/ Oklahoma border with less dependable winter hardiness north of that point. Most often planted in the fall. Excellent forage quality that is good for haying. Little or no regrowth after grazing. Seed may be planted as deep as 3 inches if necessary and should be placed with moist soil above and below the seed since germination moisture requirements are high. Use pea, vetch, lentil inoculants.
Exceed for Cool Season: Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar viceae.
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