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Tall Telephone Pea (Heirloom, 68 Days)

Heirloom 1891. Another good choice for the space efficient garden because of the long vine length. Climbing 4-5’ up a trellis, they bear big, easy to see and pick pods. Late maturing, they handle heat very well and produce huge, sweet, buttery tasting peas. Also known as Alderman. 200 seeds

1 Ounce = 100-120 seeds

PLANTING

Pisum sativum

Germination: 7-14 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 50-75ºF. Planting in cooler soil results in slower germination.

Seed Sowing Depth: 1" deep

Sowing Outdoors- Early spring until last frost date when soil temperature reaches 50-75ºF. Sow 1-2" apart. Sow two months before last frost date for smaller fall harvests.

How much does a packet plant: 12-15 foot single row

Harvest- Pick every day for continuous harvest.

Tips- Adding inoculant with rhizobium bacteria will increase yields. Varieties with vine lengths over 3 feet require support.

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