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Heirloom Early Frosty Shell Pea One Pound
Item# vsp11
$4.95
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Product Description

A favorite home garden variety!

An excellent sweet garden pea variety. High yields and is resistant to many pea diseases. Excellent variety that is ideal for shelling and eating fresh. Stays sweet a long time! Dark green pods grow in pairs at the top of the plant. Peas do well in the cool temperatures of spring and fall.

Product Details

Breed: Heirloom

Zones: 3-9

Germination: 7-14 days

Days to Maturity: 68 days

Pod Length: 4-4.5" inches

Pod Color: Medium Green

Plant Height: 24-30" inches

Resistance: D, F

Comments: Short vines need no support. Freezes well.

Packet: 1 Ounce (appx. 130 seeds per packet)

Seed Count: Approximately 2,100 seeds per lb

When to Plant:

Direct sow as soon as the soil can be worked.

Fertilizing:

Don't need much fertilizer. Use small amount of 10-10-10. Too much nitrogen will cause lush foliage and no fruit.



Location:

Planting Depth:

Soil Type:

Full to Partial Sun

1-2"

Well drained, pH 6.0+



Seed Spacing

Row Spacing

Seeds per 100'

Yield per 100'

Seeds per Acre

Pea

1-4"

36"

1,200

25 lbs.

175,000



Pea Seeds:

1 Ounce: 100 Seeds

1/8 Pound: 200 Seeds

1/4 Pound: 400 Seeds

1/2 Pound: 800 Seeds

1 Pound: 1,600 Seeds



* These are average pea seed counts. Varieties can vary.

1 Acre = 43,560 square feet, or 435'x100'



Weight Conversion:

1 Pound = 16 Ounces

68 days. [English heirloom]This favorite variety for home gardeners produces loads of 4-5 in. pods full of plump, sweet, dark green peas on 30 in. plants. Double pods set heavily at the top of the plant for easy picking. Excellent fresh flavor holds well for canning and freezing. Resists wilt and mildew