Garden peas, petit-pois, mangetout - the list is endless. Peas are part of the leguminosae family.
J F M A M J J A S O N D Sow Direct Harvest
Sow Indoors / Plant Out
J F M A M J J A S O N D Sow Indoors Plant Out Harvest
How To Grow
Make sure you have a well-drained, humus-rich soil. Sow seeds outdoors 4 to 6 weeks before last spring frost and plant 2.5 cms deep and 5 cms apart.
How/When To Harvesting
A pod is ready for harvest when it's well filled, although pick mangetout when they are about 7 cms long and the peas inside are just starting to develop.
- Sow Depth: 4 cm
- Spacing Between Rows: 45 cm
- Spacing Along Row: 5 cm
- Number plants per Square Foot: 8