Austrian Field Peas
Pisum sativum var. arvense. Open pollinated. Annual legume. As with any legume it adds nitrogen back into the soil. Sow in fall as a cover crop to till under in the Spring. Till the soil and wait 2-3 weeks before planting to give the Austrian Field Peas time to incorporate into the soil. Mowing before rototilling may be necessary. Tolerates poor soil, flowers in May. Austrian Field Peas are cold-hardy and early spring growth is vigorous.Seed rates: 2 pounds per 1000 square feet, 100 pounds per acre.