Great food plot item - The deer will flock to these peas especially when they are new little tender seedlings just emerging at the 1-2 leaf stage. Cowpeas are a favorite for a good hardy southern area food plot.
Iron and clay cowpeas are one of the most popular peas for wildlife enthusiasts who are planting warm season plots for deer and other wildlife. They are extremely high yielding in forage mass with high protein levels. They tend to be productive throughout the summer. Cowpeas are generally very tolerant to deer pressure and once established have good re-growth potential. They will also produce seeds in pods in late summer that make excellent quail and turkey food as they dry and shatter.
Iron & Clay Peas (Iron-Clay Cowpeas) are a southern favorite for food plots and are an easily planted crop either in row or by broadcasting. This is an annual legume that provides forage and seeds for deer and game birds alike, and can be planted in early March through September depending upon the climate zone.
Plant 3-5 lb. per 1000 sq. ft.
These peas are ideal mixed with other food plot additives and are easy to divide and plant as short strips between other crops.