Forage Pea is a nitrogen-fixing plant, up to one metre tall. For over-wintering. Sow September-November at 8.75 grams per sq. m.
|Forage Pea Green Manure Seeds Sowing Guidelines |
|When to Sow Seeds: || |
Mar, Apr, May, Jun
|Germination Temperature: ||12C + |
|Cover Seed: ||Yes |
|Time to Germinate: ||7 Days |
|Seed Coverage6 ||8.75 g / m2 |
Green manures provide a cheap, economical source of composting material and soil improver, as well as reducing weed establishment in ground that would otherwise remain empty. They can be easily incorporated into a crop rotation programme.