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Leafy Pea

Leafy Pea Basics

Grows LikeVine, Forb/herb
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.

Leafy Pea Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth RateSlow
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioLow
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerModerate
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureMedium
Fruit Seed ColorBlack
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormRhizomatous
Growth RateModerate
Height Mature feet2.7
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassNo
Nitrogen FixationMedium
Resprout AbilityNo
Semi-ErectSemi-Erect
ToxicitySlight

Leafy Pea Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceHigh
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceMedium
Frost Free Days (Minimum)175
pH Minimum5.9
pH Maximum8
Precipitation Minimum22
Precipitation Maximum60
Root Depth (Minimum inches)16
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Minimum Temperature (F)2

Leafy Pea Reproduction

Bloom PeriodMid Spring
Commercial AvailabilityNo Known Source
Fruit Seed AbundanceMedium
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSpring
Fruit Seed Period EndsSummer
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootNo
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerNo
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound12000
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorLow
Seedling VigorLow
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateModerate

Leafy Pea Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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Leafy Pea

Leafy Pea grows like a Vine, Forb/herb. Leafy Pea is an Perennial. Leafy Pea is Native to U.S.. Spring and Summer is when Leafy Pea is actively growing. Leafy Pea has a Slow growth rate after harvest. Leafy Pea is not an allelopath. Leafy Pea has a Low C:N Ratio. Leafy Pea has a coppice potential of No. Leafy Pea is not fall conspicuous. Leafy Pea has a Red colored flower. Leafy Pea has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Leafy Pea has a Moderate foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Leafy Pea has a Porous foliage porosity. Leafy Pea has a Medium foliage texture. Seeds of Leafy Pea are Black. Seeds of Leafy Pea are No conspicuous. Leafy Pea grows as a Rhizomatous. The growth rate of Leafy Pea is Moderate. The mature height of Leafy Pea is 2.7 feet. The lifespan of Leafy Pea is Moderate. The shape and orientation of Leafy Pea is Semi-Erect. Leafy Pea is adapted to coarse textured soils. Leafy Pea is not adapted to fine textured soils. Leafy Pea is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Leafy Pea is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Leafy Pea is High. Leafy Pea does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Leafy Pea is Medium. Leafy Pea requires a minimum of 175 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Leafy Pea is 5.9. The maximum pH of Leafy Pea is 8. The minimum Precipitation that Leafy Pea requires is 22. The maximum Precipitation that Leafy Pea can handle is 60. The minimum root depth of Leafy Pea is 16 inches. The salininty tolerance of Leafy Pea is None. The shade tolerance of Leafy Pea is Intermediate. The shade tolerance of Leafy Pea is Intermediate. The minimum temperature that Leafy Pea requires is 2. The bloom period of Leafy Pea is Mid Spring. The commerical availability of Leafy Pea is No Known Source. The fruit seed abundance of Leafy Pea is Medium. The fruit seed period of Leafy Pea begins Spring. The fruit seed period of Leafy Pea ends Summer. The fruit seed persistance of Leafy Pea is No. Leafy Pea is not propagated by bare roots. Leafy Pea is not propagated by bulbs. Leafy Pea is not propagated by container. Leafy Pea is not propagated by corms. Leafy Pea is not propagated by cuttings. Leafy Pea is propagated by seed. Leafy Pea is not propagated by sod. Leafy Pea is not propagated by sprig. Leafy Pea is not propagated by tubers. Leafy Pea can generally yield 12000 seeds per pound of seeds. Leafy Pea has a Slow seed spread rate. Leafy Pea has a Low seedling vigor. Leafy Pea has a Low seedling vigor. Leafy Pea does not have a small grain. Leafy Pea has a Moderate vegatative spread rate. Leafy Pea does not have a berry/nut seed product. Leafy Pea is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Leafy Pea does not make a good fodder product. Leafy Pea does not make a good fuel wood product. Leafy Pea does not make a good lumber product. Leafy Pea does not make a naval store product. Leafy Pea is not palatable to humans. Leafy Pea does not make a pulpwood product. Leafy Pea does not make a veneer product. Leafy Pea is of the category, Dicot.
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