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The most popular dwarf variety for spring sowing, and very good for summer sowing to produce a later crop. It yields well filled, dark green, pointed pods and peas of outstandingly good flavour.

  • Well filled pods
  • Dwarf variety
  • Product Details
  • How to Sow
  • Tips & Advice

Sowing Time

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Outdoors

 

Harvest Time

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowering

Plant Spacing

60cm (24in)

 

 

Sowing Outdoors

  • Make a flat bottomed drill 15cm (6in) wide and water it well
  • Sow about ten seeds per 30cm (12in), spacing them evenly in a zigzag manner
  • Cover with about 2cm (1in) of soil, and firm it down with the flat edge of a rake
  • Allow about 60cm (24in) between rows

 

Support

  • As the peas start to grow, support them with netting or pea sticks
  • The plants will reach a height if up to 60cm (24in)

 

Aftercare

  • Keep well watered, especially in dry spells

 

Harvest

  • From May to August, depending on sowing time

Growing Tips

  • As seedlings emerge, the shoots are very attractive to birds, placing a few little twigs over the row rill give some protection

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