Pea Growing Info

 
Learning Download: How to Grow Peas
 
When to Plant:
Direct sow as soon as the soil can be worked.
 
Fertilizing:
Don’t need much fertilizer. Use small amount of 10-10-10. Too much nitrogen will cause lush foliage and no fruit.
 
Location: Planting Depth: Soil Type:
Full to Partial Sun 1-2″ Well drained, pH 6.0+
 
 
  Seed Spacing Row Spacing Seeds per 100′ Yield per 100′ Seeds per Acre
Pea 1-4″ 36″ 1,200 25 lbs. 175,000

 

Pea Seeds:
1 Ounce: 100 Seeds
1/8 Pound: 200 Seeds
1/4 Pound: 400 Seeds
1/2 Pound: 800 Seeds
1 Pound: 1,600 Seeds
 
 
* These are average pea seed counts.  Varieties can vary.
 
1 Acre = 43,560 square feet, or 435’x100′
 

 
Weight Conversion:
1 Pound = 16 Ounces