Lincoln Pea (Heirloom, 65 Days)
Heirloom before 1908. The Lincoln Pea has been popular in New England for generations. 3” pods contain 8-9 relatively small peas. Flavor is very sweet. They yield throughout July on 2 1/2’ vines.
1 Ounce = 135-155 seeds
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 Lincoln Pea seeds 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.