Pea – Green Arrow

$3.48

Excellent shelling peas for fresh eating, freezing, canning or cooking. Born in pairs at the top of the short bush are heavy yields of slim pointed dark green pods that grow to 11 cm (4½”) in length and contain 9-11 small dark green peas each. Very heavy reliable production on medium vines resistant to wilt and mildew that grow to 60-70 cm (24-28″) tall.  The peas in the pod taste sweetest right after they have been picked.

Available only as seed.  
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Description

Botanical name
Pisum sativum

Family
Fabaceae

Spacing
8 plants in two rows of four in front of a trellis.

Depth
Plant seeds 2.5 cm (1″) deep.

Requirements
Best in full sun, but can handle some shade. pH around 6-6.5.

Germination
Seeds will sprout in 5-10 days.

Pests
Keep an eye out for slugs and aphids. Pick off and destroy slugs; aphids can be sprayed off with a strong jet of water.

Timing
Direct sow as soon as the soil can be worked as plants prefer cool weather.

Growing
Just plant seeds and let vines climb up the trellis. Keep free of debris to keep slugs away. Snip off bottom leaves for the same reason.

Harvest
70 days

Season
Cool, annual