pea 'Oregon Sugar Pod'

pea

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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, moist but well drained

    The first crop of mangetout peas is a keenly anticipated event on the veg plot, as this is one of the most exquisitely tender gourmet crops you can grow. This is the classic variety to choose with its large, flat, slightly curved pods around 10cm long – mouthwateringly sweet picked young and cooked whole in stir-fries or lightly steamed. The flowers are edible too and look pretty sprinkled over salads.

  • Growing Instructions:Choose a sunny, sheltered site with fertile soil and make a broad flat-bottomed drill 5cm deep and 10cm wide. Water it, then place the peas in a staggered double row before backfilling with soil. Protect from mice and slugs. Support peas as they grow with twiggy peasticks or canes and string. Pick plants regularly when pods are still young so that they continue producing more.

  • Sow: April to June

  • Harvest: July to September

  • Approximate quantity: 250 seeds.

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