Species: Sativum var.
A fabulous ornamental-edible! Pea ‘Spring Blush’ is a tall, climbing variety that will need good support to reach its potential. In return, you will be rewarded with a lovely display of bi-colour pink flowers, followed by excellent yields of pale green pods, flushed with rosy pink. Perfect for adding colour to stir fries or eating raw. This vigorous sugarsnap pea also produces masses of tendrils which can be harvested for serving in salads. Height: 240cm (94″). 70 days.
Sowing: in October-November in temperate areas where temperatures do not drop below -8 ° C. In March-June everywhere. The peas grow also with temperatures of 5 ° C. Direct sow pea seeds outside in the garden. Sow seed in flat bottomed drills at a distance of 5cm (2″) apart, and 4cm (1½”) deep. Allow a distance of 60-75cm (30″) between rows. Choose from shelling, mangetout or sugar snap varieties. Make sure you support developing pea plants with netting or sticks for tall varieties. Don’t feed your pea plants, just incorporate plenty of organic matter into the soil before planting. Harvest your peas every day to encourage more pod production.