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Pea Information



Pisum sativum

Peas come in many varieties, they are all sweet and delicious when picked and eaten fresh. Keep your eye on the fat pigeons as they love peas, and they will attack the young shoots.

Moon Planting Type: Fruit

Soil Type: Any Soil

Aspect: Any aspect

Light: Full Sun

Hardiness: Not Hardy

Moisture: Well-drained

pH: Neutral (6.6 - 7.3)



Pea Growing Notes


Sow under glass to protect from frosts. Sow in double rows at the bottom of flat bottom trenches, 25cm wide and 5cm deep. Keep 5cm between each pea.

Pruning & Thining

Protect from pigeons, keep well watered and weed free


Pick the pods from the bottom of the plant first. Do not let them get too mature as they are sweeter when younger.

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Pea Varieties

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