High yields of delicious, almost stringless pods. Pods can be left to develop and peas can be shelled. Pods remain edible until quite large. Excellent source of folate, vitamin A and vitamin C.
Nothing tastes better than freshley picked peas!
Outdoors, March-June where they are to crop, in flat drills 15cm (6″) wide and 5cm (2″) deep, in well-cultivated, fertile soil. Sow in a zig-zag fashion along the drill, allowing 5cm (2″) between seeds. Fill the drill with fine soil and firm down gently. Allow 60cm (2′) between rows. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 10-18 days. Harvest: May-September.
Tip: Protect seedlings from birds with twigs or bird scarers. Water well during dry spells. Ideal for deep freezing.