Pea Early Crop Massey

Overview

Botanical Name: Pisum sativum

Very popular early dwarf variety. Ready to pick 12-14 weeks from sowing, it bears masses of well filled pods and has a very sweet flavour. Also known as 'Melbourne Market'. Hardy annual.

We hope you enjoy these pea seeds, just another great example of vegetable seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!

Plant Height: 60cm

Learn some handy Pea Planting Tips or browse through other Peas & Beans!

How To Grow

Prepare flat trenches 15cm (6in) wide and 5cm deep. Plant seeds in zigzag fashion along the middle of the trench allowing 5cm (2in) between each seed. Fill trench with soil and firm down gentle. Rows should be spaced 45cm (18in) apart and approx 2m (6.5ft) long. Protect from birds with netting or black cotton during early stages of growth.

When To Plant

South Island: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov

North Island: Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Harvest

12-14 weeks