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Forage Cover Crops


Common Name
Winter Peas

Icicle winter peas, released by Progene Research of Washington, is a standard leaf, white flowered pea used for cover crop, livestock and wildlife. With characteristics such as winter hardiness and frost tolerance, Icicle peas are a great addition to satisfy your winter forage needs.When properly inoculated with Rhizobium bacteria at planting time, Icicle peas do an excellent job of fixing and storing nitrogen from the air.   


  • Monoculture: 60-100 lb per acre
    40% mix w/cereals: 40 lb per acre 
    Mix with ryegrass: 20-40 lb per acre
    Wildlife food plots: 20-40 lb per acre 


  • Data from replicated trials 2007 - 2010

    Seed Size lb / Flower Color
    Icicle 4,210 lbs / White
    Nutrigreen 2,679 lbs / White
    Austrian Winter Pea (AWP) 3,907 lbs / Purple

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