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Field Peas

Field peas 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.

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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¬†

Species Field Pea
Variety Morgan Field Pea
Role Grain, Forage, Intercropping, Green Manure
Sowing Rate 80-120 kg/ha
Sowing Depth 30-50 mm
Sowing Date Autumn
Soil type Well-drained loamy sands to clay loams with a pH >5.0
Inoculant group Group E & F
Unit sizes 25kg and 1000kg