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Forage Cover Crops

Icicle

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.   

Details

  • 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 

Trials

  • 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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