Pea Growing Info

Learning Download: How to Grow Peas
When to Plant:
Direct sow as soon as the soil can be worked.
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 Sun1-2″Well drained, pH 6.0+
 Seed SpacingRow SpacingSeeds per 100′Yield per 100′Seeds per Acre
Pea1-4″36″1,20025 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