Pea Early Crop Massey
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
How To Grow
Ensure soil has been well prepared with compost &/or organic material.
Prepare flat trenches 15cm (6in) wide and 5cm deep. Plant seeds into dark, damp soil in a 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 during early stages of growth.
Seedlings emerge 7-10 days.
Once germinated, water regularly.
When To Plant
Autumn through to Spring.
Additional fertilising not required as legumes produce their own nitrogen
Our Seed Guarantee
If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.