The common pea is a grain legume grown for dry seed and fodder. This high-quality high protein option is grown primarily in rotation with cereal crops to help with nitrogen fixation for future pastures. These high-N fixers produce abundant forage growing rapidly, when planted in conjunction with other cereals and ryegrass they make excellent livestock forage, significantly boosting protein and relative feed value of small grain hay. Great companion with forage oats as it tends to climb through the canopy.
- Sowing rate 80-120kg per hectare as a standalone crop
- Sowing rate with companion oats, 100kg oats and 40kg peas
- Doesn’t like wet feet
- Rainfall 400mm+.
Seed pricing is per 25kg bag. Orders exceeding 1-tonne will be provided in bulk bags unless otherwise specified. Pricing is excluding GST and ex Bell Seeds. Pricing is subject to change without notice. Blend components may vary subject to product availability.