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Blue Podded Pea (Heirloom, 80 Days)

7 reviews

Dutch Heirloom. Also known as Blauwschokkers. An unusual edible and ornamental pea. The rare color of indigo-blue pods emerge from bi-colored purple and white flowers. Use the newly formed peas like you would a snow pea and later dried, for a soup pea in wintertime meals. Grows to 5-6 feet.

1 Ounce =130-150 Seeds


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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Pretty flowers and pods but tough and stringy even when small

The peas grew well and the blue flowers were pretty. The blue pods were a fun change from all green. BUT they bombed as edible snow peas as they were tough and stringy even when just an inch long. Shelled peas were no better: tough and chalky. Hard to beat super sugar snap peas and oregon snow peas.

Laurie L.
United States
Eagerly Waiting to Start The Closet Garden!

It's an experiment this year. I am going to try it in my closet under lights, along with other tried-and-true's in my order. I dearly love the Purple Pak Choi, it is something I really look forward to.

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Erica C.
Bellingham, WA
Pretty, but inedible

Beautiful plants, but unless you eat them when they're tiny, you must shell them.

Karen E.
United States
Blue Podded Pea

Nice beautiful pods and sweet peas

Deb P.
United States
LOL ...

I'd love to say they grew beautifully and tasted delicious however ... the chipmunks got every last one of them in one night ! Next spring I will start them indoors !