Pea Sugarsnap Shiraz




Pea Sugarsnap Shiraz

Family: Papilionaceae
Genus: Pisum
Species: Sativum var.

This magnificent mangetout pea makes a stunning addition to the vegetable plot. Best eaten when small, excellent for stir-fry. Vigorous stems reaching up to 1.8m (6′) bear colourful mauve-purple blooms, followed by attractive purple pods that are produced from red-tinged leaf nodes. The crisp, sweet pods of Pea are delicious eaten raw in salads or steamed as a vegetable. Height: 180cm (71″). Spread: 25cm (10″).

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.


Pea Sugarsnap Shiraz

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