Field peas (Pisum sativum L.) are a versatile well suited to produce grain, high quality forage, hay, intercropping or as a green manure crop. Of all the pulse crops, Field Peas are the most adaptable and least demanding as it is suited to a wide range of soils, acid or alkaline pH and both lower and medium rainfall environments.
Morgan Field Peas, a semi leafless dun type (purple flowered) is a favourite for southern Australian farmers as it is a tall scrambling type, excellent vigour, very and bulky upright vegetative growth habit. Morgan Field Peas forms a dense canopy of foliage due to its vigorous growth, making it very competitive against weeds in a intercropping, cover crop or green manure scenario and easier to lift at harvest.
- Production in drier and wetter years
- Upright vegetative growth, vines 1.5-2.5m in length
- Competitive bulk growth
- High forage potential
|Morgan Field Pea
|Grain, Forage, Intercropping, Green Manure
|Well-drained loamy sands to clay loams with a pH >5.0
|Group E & F
|25kg and 1000kg