Tall Telephone Pea (Heirloom, 68 Days)
We suggest Champion Of England Pea as a replacement
Heirloom 1891. The Telephone Pea is 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, the Tall Telephone Pea handles heat very well and produce huge, sweet, buttery tasting peas. Also known as Alderman.
1 Ounce = 100-120 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 the last frost date when the 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.