pea 'Early Onward'

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approx 350 seeds £1.99
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<ul><li><b>Position:</b> full sun<li><b>Soil:</b> fertile, moist but well drained<br><br> A highly popular pea ideal for starting early in the season, this is among the first pea varieties to mature, bringing the harvest forward by weeks. The high yield of blunt-nosed pods tightly-packed with well-flavoured peas is borne on compact plants at about 60cm high, so you barely need to support them: they're ideal for growing in containers. The flowers are edible too and look pretty sprinkled over salads.<br><br><li><b>Growing Instructions:</b>Make a broad flat-bottomed drill 5cm deep and 10cm wide and place the peas in a double row, Protect from mice and slugs. If growing in containers, sow about 10 seeds to a 35cm pot. If support is needed, poke short twiggy peasticks in among the plants as they grow. Guttering is an ideal container for early sowings: make drainage holes, then fill with compost and sow in rows. Plant outside by sliding the complete row into the ground without disturbing the roots.<br><br><li><b>Sow:</b> March-May<br><br><li><b>Harvest:</b> June-August<br><br><li><b>Approximate quantity:</b> 350 seeds.</li></ul>

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

    A highly popular pea ideal for starting early in the season, this is among the first pea varieties to mature, bringing the harvest forward by weeks. The high yield of blunt-nosed pods tightly-packed with well-flavoured peas is borne on compact plants at about 60cm high, so you barely need to support them: they're ideal for growing in containers. The flowers are edible too and look pretty sprinkled over salads.

  • Growing Instructions:Make a broad flat-bottomed drill 5cm deep and 10cm wide and place the peas in a double row, Protect from mice and slugs. If growing in containers, sow about 10 seeds to a 35cm pot. If support is needed, poke short twiggy peasticks in among the plants as they grow. Guttering is an ideal container for early sowings: make drainage holes, then fill with compost and sow in rows. Plant outside by sliding the complete row into the ground without disturbing the roots.

  • Sow: March-May

  • Harvest: June-August

  • Approximate quantity: 350 seeds.

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