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Homesteader (1908) (Heirloom Variety)

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 213
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1.99

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Pkt (≈ 70 seeds)
125g (≈ 500 seeds)
250g (≈ 1000 seeds)
500g (≈ 2000 seeds)

Well filled 3" pods. Height 28" Sweet and juicy. The delicate sweet taste of fresh-picked peas makes them one of the most popular garden vegetable. Grows best in cool weather. Use fresh or cooked, good for freezing.

  • Seed Depth: 1" (2.5cm)
  • Seed Spacing:1-2" (2.5-5cm)
  • Row Spacing: 24-30" (30cm)
  • Days to Sprout: 7-14
  • Plant Spacing: Do not thin, Keep plants 1-2" apart.
  • Days to Maturity: 65

Plant: Plants grow best if seeds are treated with inoculant before sowing. Plant only into well drained soil. Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked in the spring. Replant at 2 week intervals until mid-spring.

Care: Water regularly and fertilize when 4" (10cm) tall. Provide a support about 30" (75cm) tall.

Harvest: Pick while pods are still bright green and shiny, but after seeds have enlarged. Hold vine while picking to avoid damaging it.

Your Health: A good source of fiber, minerals, vitamins A and C and some B vitamins.