Germ 7-14 days
English Heirloom mid 1800’s
This adorable little shell pea is extra compact and perfect for growing in containers or in the garden. Growing to 10-12”, its growth habit makes for easy to harvest full size pods with no support needed. Such an easy pea to grow, sow the seed then harvest without the hassle of staking up or trellising. 50 seeds
Outdoors - Sow 1" deep and 1-2" apart in early spring with soil temperatures 40-70 degrees.
Harvest - Pick every day for continuous harvest.
Tips - Adding inoculant with rhizobium bacteria will increase yields. Plant again, two months before last frost date for smaller fall harvests. Varieties with vine lengths over 3 feet require support.