Partridge Pea

$18.00 per lb.

The Partridge Pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata) is a legume that frequently grows in edge of fields and boosts small clusters of flowers with slender stems and pinnately-compounded leaves.

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Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 6 in
Botanical Name

Chamaecrista fasciculata

Life Cycle

Annual

Sowing Depth

1/4”

Seeding Rate

8 lbs. per acre

Germination

20 – 30 days

Soil

Sandy or clay loam

Exposure

Sun to Part Sun

Height

1 – 3 feet

Blooming Period

July – September

Flower Color

Yellow

The Partridge Pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata) is a reseeding annual legume that frequently grows on field edges, under power lines and in open forest areas. Flowers attract bees and butterflies and seeds are eaten by game birds and song birds. Plant provides excellent cover for quail and browse for deer. Native bees flock to the yellow flowers in late summer.

Note that maximum height of this ecotype is 3 feet on fertile soils and shorter in height on marginal soils with low fertility.

Once established, stands can be maintained by prescribed burning or light disking in fall through late winter.

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