Pea Pisum sativum
How to sow pea: direct
Sun requirement for pea: Plant in Full Sun
Pea has been planted 87 times by Growstuff members.
Median lifespan13 weeks
First harvest expected11 weeks after planting
Last harvest expected13 weeks after planting
Growing Degree Days10
Companionsorange coriander french breakfast radish red d'anjou pear tangerine oat
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What people are saying about peas
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How to grow peas
Grown for: pod (15)