Partridge Pea – Chamaecrista fasciculata
$12.00 – $100.00 bag
Partridge Pea is an annual native legume that grow on prairies, riverbanks and some upland woods. The plant grows narrow dainty leaflets along with 1” yellow flowers which grow into clusters along the stem. Partridge Pea is widely grown for wildlife use as they are high protein and easily digestible. It is a great choice for disturbed areas needing erosion control as it establishes quickly and fixes nitrogen well in its flowering stage.
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Common Name: Partridge Pea
Scientific Name: Chamaecrista fasciculata
Light Requirements: Full, Partial
Bloom Period: July – September
Bloom Color: Yellow
Mature Height: 2′
Soil Moisture: Medium to Dry
Seeding Rate: 20-25 lbs/acre
Planting Instructions: Site preparation is vital for allowing your seed to make clean contact with the soil, allowing for successful and uniform germination. Start with a clean, firm, weed-free seedbed to allow for uniform seed placement and an increased chance for faster establishment.