Early Perfection Pea Seeds (Aimers International) 2880. Open Pollinated. Variety originated in USA. Approx. 70 seeds/pkt (3 seeds/gram).
Great short season shelling pea. Straight pods about 8.5cm (3.5in) long hold 7-8 dark green, sweet tasting peas. Sturdy plants can grow to 90cm (36in) tall, so staking is recommended. A prolific producer. Great fresh or for freezing and canning. Matures in 65 days.
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In a sunny site with fertile, well worked organic soil, sow seeds in successive crops every two weeks from early April to mid-May as long as weather remains cool. In some areas, a late summer/fall crop is possible. Seed typically sprouts in 7-14 days. This pea prefers temperatures at or below 21C (70F). Keep plants evenly watered for best tasting harvest. Pick mature pods daily to encourage continued production. Avoid using high nitrogen fertilizer.
- Planting Depth: 2.5cm (1in)
- Seed Spacing: 6cm (2.5in)
- Row Width: 40cm (16in)
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