Austrian winter peas are a type of pea which can withstand lower temperatures and produce more biomass over winter.
- For ACRES, a mixture of at least two crops from the prescribed list must be sown.
- Austrian winter pea cover crops must remain in situ until after 1 January.
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Sowing rate: 40-50 kg/ha
Sowing time: Sow from mid-July up until 15 September in ACRES
Frost tolerance: Good
Biomass: Good if sown early in the season
Pests & diseases: Generally not a problem