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Pea Seeds, Lincoln Homesteader

Pisum sativum
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Lincoln Homesteader peas have been a favorite of gardeners for generations. Its popularity is thanks to its very productive yields of top-quality, sweet-tasting peas. Heat tolerant and disease resistant, this variety produces slender 8 cm (3") pods with 8-9 small peas per pod. Enjoy exceptional tenderness and sweetness fresh from the garden or frozen.

  • SKU: 142252
Growing Information Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Grow best in
Grows
Best In:
Full Sun
Days to germination
Days to
Germination:
5 to 10 days
Water needs
Water
Needs:
Average 2.5-5 cm (1-2") per week
Days to maturity
Days to
Maturity:
63 to 68 days
Growing height
Growing Height:
75 cm (30")
Key Features Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Botanical Name: Pisum sativum
  • Fill Weight (grams): 13
  • Approximate Seed Count: 40-50
  • Planting Method: Sow Direct
  • Plant Lifecycle: Annual
  • Seed Type: Heirloom
  • Water Needs: Average 2.5-5 cm (1-2") per week
  • Flavor: Delicious fresh or canned
  • Disease Resistance: disease
  • Tolerance: heat
  • Companion Planting: Plant near alyssum, carrots, chives, corn, lettuce, mint, radish, spinach, turnip. Chives have the ability to repel aphids. Mint not only enhances both the taste and health benefits of dishes, but also improves flavor. Alyssum serves as an attractant for pollinators and promotes the presence of green lacewings, which are natural predators of aphids. Avoid planting peas in close proximity to garlic and onions as they can impede the growth of peas.
  • Preparation Ideas: Shell peas and rinse under cold water. Place peas and add water until peas are covered. Bring water to boil and reduce heat. Cover and simmer peas until fork tender (approximately 1 minute). Drain and add butter, salt, and pepper to taste.
Instructions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Sow seed directly in the garden as soon as ground can be worked and danger of frost has passed. Well drained fertile soil is best. Apply Garden Inoculant to increase yields.
  • Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1")
  • Plant Spacing: 10 cm (4")
  • Row Spacing: 75 cm (30")

Suggestions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Try successive sowings every two weeks until mid June to extend the harvest season.

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