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Pea Seeds, Tall Telephone Alderman

Pisum sativum
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Tall Telephone Alderman peas have excellent flavor. The 10-12.5 cm (4-5") pods grow abundantly on vines. The large, easy-to-shell pods are full of sweet peas which are ideal for freezing or canning. Support with netting or a trellis.

  • SKU: 142255
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:
68 to 72 days
Growing height
Growing Height:
1.2-1.8 m (4-6')
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: Sweet with a buttery flavor
  • Disease Resistance: Resistant to common wilt
  • 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: Eat fresh. Suitable for canning and freezing.
Instructions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Plant 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")
  • Seed Spacing: 2.5 cm (1")
  • Plant Spacing: 10 cm (4")
  • Row Spacing: 75 cm (30")
Suggestions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Prolong the harvest season with successive sowings every two weeks until mid-June or sow with mid and late season varieties to ensure a continuous supply of fresh peas.

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