pea (maincrop) 'Starlight'

pea ( maincrop pea ) / Pisum sativum 'Starlight'

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approx 300 seeds £2.80
available to order from summer
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Buy pea (maincrop) 'Starlight' pea ( maincrop pea ) / Pisum sativum 'Starlight': Delicious, medium-sized peas.

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

    A top quality variety producing generous, wilt resistant and extremely reliable crops. Pods are uniquely held above the canopy for easy picking and well filled with delicious, medium-sized peas.
    Winner of an Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.
    Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill’s Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

  • Growing Instructions:Sow in a prepared seed bed, in flat drills 15cm wide and 5cm deep. Protect early sowings with cloches. Sow in a zig-zag pattern along the drill allowing 5cm between seeds. Space drills 60cm apart. Cover with 5cm of fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. Seedlings appear 10-18 days.
    Protect younger plants from birds with twigs or netting. Provide support with pea sticks or netting for easier picking, especially in windy locations. Keep moist and weed free.

  • Sow: March-June

  • Harvest: May - October

  • Approximate quantity: 300 seeds.

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