Knight Pea (56 Days)
The Knight Pea is the largest pod, highest yielding pea in the early maturing class. Vines are short, a little over 2’ and don’t need staking. Pods are full sized, 4”, with up to 10 peas. Sweet flavor.
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 Knight 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.